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Nursing Sore Mouth

Sore mouth of nursing women, as the name of the disease indic...

Racks From Lifting

See Muscular Pains; Sprains. ...


By this term we mean not only the sensible perspiration which ...

Wet Compress

The wet compress on the throat in torpid cases should not be ...

Armpit Swelling

Often this comes as the result of a chill, or of enfeeblement ...


In the non-cicatricial forms, galvanocaustic puncture applie...

Ice-water And Snow-bath In Malignant Cases

If no rash appear during the first pack, which will scarcely ...

Brow The Weary

Sometimes in the case of a child at school, the result of over...

Nephritis Inflammation Of Kidneys

1. Acute. If the urinary secretion be reddish and scant, with...


In the common form this is purely neuralgic. The nerves are in...

During And After Desquamation The Treatment Should Be Continued As

indicated in milder cases, except the throat continue troubleso...

Foreign Bodies In The Stomach

Gastroscopy is indicated in cases of a foreign body that ref...


See Convulsions; Nervous Attack. ...


AS far as we make circumstances guides and not limitations, t...

Hands Cold

Much more than is readily believed depends on the state of the...


In hypertension, as long as the heart, which is probably hyp...

Acute Diarrhea

Take B D current. Place N. P., long cord, upon the lumbar ver...

Freshness Of Fruits And Vegetables

Most people do not realize the crucial importance of freshnes...

Bromids And Chloral

If there is much restlessness and the circulation is good, th...


As so many times repeated, real pain must be stopped, and mor...

Polar Antagonism

Source: A Newly Discovered System Of Electrical Medication

When the conducting cords are of equal length, as commonly they should
be, each of the two poles or electrodes produces a polar effect in the
patient directly the opposite of that produced by the other. Also, at
any point in either half of the circuit, if it be within the person of
the patient, the polar effect produced is the very reverse of what is
experienced at the corresponding point in the other half of the circuit.
And further; each half of the current produces a polar effect, at every
point in the parts of the patient through which it runs, the same in
kind, though differing in degree, as is produced immediately under
the pole or electrode with which it is connected; yet an effect
antagonistic to that which is produced under the other pole, or at the
corresponding point in the other half of the current.

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