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Metallo-therapy has been defined as a mode of treating vari...
Temperature Of The Sick-room
The _temperature of the sick-room_ should not be much above 6...
Priessnitz's Method The Wet-sheet-pack
a remedy which, alone, is worth the whole antiphlogistic, dia...
This term is applied so loosely and so indiscriminately to al...
It is rarely, if ever, advisable to use alcohol. In certain ...
These pains occur usually when a patient has been for some tim...
Anesthesia For Peroral Endoscopy
A dyspneic patient should never be given a general anesthetic...
Oxygen Tank And Tracheotomy Instruments
Respiratory arrest may occur from shifting of a foreign body,...
is small pox modified by vaccination. It is to be treated as ...
Prolapsus Uteri Falling Of The Womb
Take the B D current, of good medium force, and give general ...
Use Of The Long Cord
It is often desirable to bring the entire parts of the patien...
Stage I Entering The Right Pyriform Sinus
The operator standing (as in Fig. 66), inserts the esophagos...
Inflammation Of The Brain
_Brain Fever._ Though this affection is not strictly what ...
Varix And Angioma Of The Esophagus
These lesions are sometimes the cause of esophageal hemorrhag...
Keep the patient still as possible on his back. Use A D curre...
Head Massaging The
This is so important in many cases of neuralgia, headache, and...
Quacks And Quackery
Quackery and the love of being quacked, are in human nat...
is a most efficient remedy applied to old irritable _varicose...
The Digestive Process
After we have eaten our four-color meal--often we do this in ...
Acute Cardiac Symptoms Acute Heart Attack
It is not proposed here to describe the condition of sudden...
Pleuroscopy For Disease
Category: BENIGN GROWTHS IN THE LARYNX
Source: A Manual Of Peroral Endoscopy And Laryngeal Surgery
Most pleural diseases require a large
external opening for drainage, and even here the pleuroscope may be of
some use in exploring the cavities. Usually there are many adhesions
and careful ray study may reveal one or more the breaking up of which
will improve drainage to such an extent as to cure an empyema of long
standing. Repeated severing of adhesions, aspiration and sometimes
incision of the thickened visceral pleura may be necessary. The author
is so strongly imbued with the idea that local examination under full
illumination has so revolutionized the surgery of every region of the
body to which it has been applied, that every accessible region should
be thus studied. The pleural cavity is quite accessible with or
without rib-resection, and there is practically no risk in careful
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