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The delusion that health can be restored by swallowing drugs i...
The Fulcrum Of The Bronchoscopic Lever Is At The Upper Thoracic Aperture
Disregard of this rule will cause subglottic edema and will ...
In every person there is a certain amount only of force which i...
The Digestibility of Fats. We have now come to the last group...
SUPPOSE your husband got impatient and annoyed with y...
I have little to say with regard to _diet_, at least to physi...
Spasmodic Stenosis Of The Esophagus
Etiology - The functional activity of the esophagus is depend...
The dilatation of cicatricial stenosis of the esophagus can ...
Where this is advised medically, it is often taken in a manner...
Signs Of Heart Weakness
It should be remembered that a normal heart may slow to about...
Auricular Fibrillation Treatment
The condition may be stopped by relieving the heart and circu...
For traumatic trismus, use the B D current, of vigorous force...
Punctures Case Iii
A female servant punctured the end of the finger by a pin; th...
The Roentgenographic Signs Of Expiratory-valve-like Bronchial Obstruction
The roentgenray signs in expiratory valve-like obstruction of...
Resume Of After-care Of A Tracheotomic Case
1. Always bear in mind that tracheotomy is not an ultimate ...
Is now known to be conveyed by the bite of a certain kind of m...
Children's Healthy Growth
Often either the whole system or some part fails to grow prope...
Readily identified by smell of tar or carbolic. Wash mouth wel...
Cooling In Heating
Often it is difficult to get a sufficient cooling effect by me...
Length Of The Fast
How long should a person fast? In cases where there are serio...
Prejudice Of Physicians Against The Water-cure
Category: TREATMENT OF OTHER FEVERS
Source: Hydriatic Treatment Of Scarlet Fever In Its Different Forms
The greatest, and the most serious, difficulty lies in the prejudice of
physicians against the Water-Cure. This prejudice, although in the
treatment of the diseases before us, it is founded on no other reasons
but ignorance, lack of courage and the habit of travelling the old
trodden path--the same _regular path_ which thousands and millions have
travelled not to return--neither you, dear reader, nor I, shall be able
to conquer by words. But we may succeed by actions. Take the matter in
your own hands, before it is too late. Do not plead your want of
knowledge and experience: a whip in the hand of a child is less
dangerous than a double-edged sword in the hand of a fencing-master. I
have known many a mother to treat her child for scarlet-fever, measles,
small-pox, croup, &c., after my books, or after prescriptions received
in Graefenberg and other hydriatic establishments, and I scarcely
remember a case of accident, whilst those treated in the usual mode by
the best physicians would die in numbers. I repeat it: there is no
danger in the _wet-sheet pack_, and should a patient die under the
treatment prescribed by me, you may be sure, he would not have lived
under any other mode of treatment.
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