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There is a common and very popular error, namely, that of putt...
Blood Pressure In Children
May Michael, [Footnote: Michael, May: A Study of Blood Pressu...
Positive And Negative Effort
DID you ever have the grip? If you ever have you may ...
(1) Nerve or imaginary chills. These are feelings of cold, whe...
Take B D current, strong force. Apply P. P. to the open blood...
From The Hygienic Dictionary
Vitamins.  The staple foods may not contain the same nutr...
Benign Growths Primary In The Tracheobronchial Tree
Extension of papillomata from the larynx into the cervical tr...
See Head, Soaping. ...
The Fulcrum Of The Bronchoscopic Lever Is At The Upper Thoracic Aperture
Disregard of this rule will cause subglottic edema and will ...
The lunar caustic is very useful in the treatment of this pai...
Continued coldness of the feet gives rise to many more serious...
The stomach and head affect each other powerfully, and a disor...
Period Of Incubation Or Hatching
The time which passes between the reception of the contagious...
The Surgical Dissection Of The Principal Bloodvessels And Nerves Of The Iliac And Femoral Regions
Through the groin, as through the axilla, the principal blood...
WILLIAM LILLY, a famous English astrologer of yeoman ancestry...
Of Fungous Ulcer Of The Navel In Infants
It sometimes occurs that a little fungous sore exists upon th...
Health And Money
It will be noticed that the remedies we recommend are in almos...
Preparation Of The Patient For Peroral Endoscopy
The suggestions of the author in the earlier volumes in regar...
Extraction Of Soft Friable Foreign Bodies From The Tracheobronchial Tree
The difficulties here consist in the liability of crushing or...
Prolapsus Uteri Falling Of The Womb
Take the B D current, of good medium force, and give general ...
Mind In Disease
Source: Papers On Health
Often a person, because of physical failure, becomes
possessed of an utterly erroneous idea, which no reasoning can change
or remove. Indeed, reasoning in such cases is best avoided. Attention
should rather be directed to the physical cause of the mental state,
with a view to its removal. Very probably you will find there is want
of sleep, with a dry hard state of the skin of the head, and too high
an internal temperature. You may then work wonders by soaping the head
(see Head, Soaping). The back also should be soaped similarly. If too
great a cooling effect is produced by this, wipe off the soap and rub
hot olive oil on the back instead. If this is not sufficient, rub the
limbs also with the hot oil. We have seen the most pronounced insanity
yield to this treatment, where the cause has been physical and not
mental. The secret of success is in so balancing the heat and cooling
applications that the utmost possible soothing can be given without any
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