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The term "simple dilatation" may be applied to the dilatation...
Dripping Sheet Substitute For The Half-bath
To apply the _dripping sheet_, a tin bathing hat or a large w...
In all fevers, to cool down the excessive heat of the patient ...
Structure of the Ear. Next after sight, hearing is our most i...
The Digestibility of Fats. We have now come to the last group...
The spatular end of the laryngoscope should now be tipped ba...
Sources of Starch. The starches are valuable and wholesome fo...
This is often an adjunct of old age, and sometimes occurs in t...
Relaxed And Atrophied Conditions
I alluded, above, to a distinction between a relaxed and an ...
See Hay Fever. ...
With the forceps illustrated in Fig. 28 specimens of tissue ...
THERE is more nervous energy wasted, more nervous str...
The Relative Position Of The Deeper Organs Of The Thorax And Those Of The Abdomen
The size or capacity of the thorax in relation to that of the...
The Prime Rules Of Fasting
Another truism of natural hygiene is that we dig our own grav...
of children, where there is a discharge of yellow and watery ...
To cure a swelling on the knee-joint is, as a rule, easy. Rest...
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The Use Of Forceps In Endoscopic Foreign Body Extraction
Two different strengths of forceps are supplied, as will be s...
If one put into his mouth nothing but food, foreign body acc...
The need for this is often indicated by irritability of temper...
Pulmonary Stenosis Pulmonary Obstruction
Source: Disturbances Of The Heart
If stenosis is actually present in this location, the lesion is
probably congenital. It might occur after a serious acute infectious
endocarditis, but then it would be associated with other lesions of
the heart. It has been found to be associated with such congenital
lesions of the heart as an open foramen ovale or foramen Botalli, or
with an imperfect ventricular septum, and perhaps with tricuspid
stenosis--in short, a cardiac congenital defect. The right ventricle
becomes hypertrophied, if the child lives to overcome the
The physical sign is a systolic blow at the second intercostal space
on the left; but as just stated, such a murmur must surely be
dissociated from an aortic murmur if found to develop after
babyhood, and it should also be diagnosed from the frequently
occurring hemic, basic and systolic murmurs; that is, if signs of
pulmonary lesions are not heard soon after birth or in early
babyhood, the diagnosis of pulmonary defects can be made only by
Unless the right ventricle is found later to be in trouble, there is
no treatment for this condition. If the right ventricle dilates,
digitalis may be of benefit.
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