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Nerves Spinal

The spinal cord is continuous with the back part of the brain....

Catarrh

Is simply an inflammation due to impurity of the blood. These ...

Errors To Avoid In Suspected Foreign Body Cases

1. Do not reach for the foreign body with the fingers, lest...

No Cutting Short Of The Process Of Scarlatina The Morbid Poison Must Be Drawn To The Skin As Soon As Possible

Scarlet-fever is a disease, which cannot be cut short. Any at...

Acetic Acid

For use in our treatment we recommend Coutts' Acetic Acid. It ...

Renal Calculi Gravel In The Kidneys

Take the A C current, of considerable force. Place N. P. low ...

Wounds Ill-smelling

For all such wounds, the best method is frequent cleansing wit...

Miscarriage

An expectant mother should lead a quiet, orderly and healthful...

Problems

THERE are very few persons who have not I had the experience ...

Compression Stenosis Of The Trachea And Bronchi

Compression of the trachea is most commonly caused by goiter...

Eyes Hazy Sight

Frequently, after inflammation, and even when that has ceased,...

Animal Fats

The Digestibility of Fats. We have now come to the last group...

Upper-lobe-bronchus Forceps

Foreign bodies rarely lodge in an upper-lobe bronchus, yet w...

Ankylosis

Fixation of the crico-arytenoid joints with an approximation...

Extraction Of Tacks Nails And Large Headed Foreign Bodies From The Tracheobronchial Tree

In cases of this sort the point presents the same difficulty...

The Poor Start

For this reason it makes sense to take vitamins and food sup...

Ulcers Case Xxviii

Mrs. U. aged 60, has been subject to ulcerated legs for sever...

Continuation Of Packs Convalescence

Whether the eruption appear or not, the packs should be conti...

Penetrating Projectiles

Foreign bodies that have penetrated the chest wall and lodge...

Esophageal Foreign Body Symptoms

1. There are no absolutely diagnostic symptoms. 2. Dysph...



Prostration Nervous






Source: Papers On Health

The various articles under Nerves and
Nervousness should be read. Here we give simply the treatment for
failure in the digestion and bowel action. This arises from failure in
the great nerve centres near the middle of the body. External treatment
may be given as follows:--Dip a cotton cloth, four-ply thick, and large
enough to cover the stomach and bowels, into cayenne Lotion (see),
and lightly wring it. Lay this gently over the stomach and bowels. Over
this an india-rubber bag of hot water is laid. Take care that the heat
is not too great or the mixture too strong. All must be just hot
enough to be comfortable. This application may remain on for two hours,
and then be repeated. The cayenne is greatly to be preferred to mustard
for many reasons. Give the most easily assimilated food possible. A
teaspoonful of gruel each half-hour, increased to a dessertspoonful, if
the digestion will bear it, and preceded in all cases by a
tablespoonful of hot water. This should be continued for twenty-four
hours. Proceed very cautiously then to increase the nourishment, on the
lines of Assimilation, Diet, Digestion, etc., giving oatmeal jelly,
wheaten porridge, Saltcoats biscuits, and such diet, gradually
bringing the patient back to ordinary food.





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