|Superstitions.ca - Find thousands of old superstitions and urban legends taken from around the world divided into themed categories. Visit Superstitions.ca|| Informational|
Medical ArticlesCold Cloths
See Towels, Cold Wet. ...
Cold Affusions And Rubbing
After the pack, the patient is placed in an empty bathing or ...
Essentials Of A Successful, Safe Fast
1. Fast in a bright airy room, with exceptionally good ventil...
The Period Of Convalescence
under the usual drug-treatment, is, however, usually protract...
Diet For The Lean
To a large extent the preceding article will suggest what is s...
Diet Economy In
Dr. Hutchison, one of our greatest authorities on the subject ...
Diabetes A Kidney Disease
This disease occurs in two forms--diabetes insipidus and diab...
Sudden attacks of this, though in a mild form, are very troubl...
If you would cure thoroughly, you must first make sure that th...
Chlorosis Green Sickness
This is a disease mostly or entirely peculiar to young women ...
Deformities Of The Prostate Distortions And Obstructions Of The Prostatic Urethra
The prostate is liable to such frequent and varied deformitie...
The Effect Of Drugs On Blood Pressure
Free catharsis is a well established and valuable method of ...
Disorders Of Muscles And Bones
The Muscles and Bones Have Few Diseases. Considering how comp...
Malignant Disease Of The Esophagus
Cancer of the esophagus is a more prevalent disease than is c...
Period Of Incubation Or Hatching
The time which passes between the reception of the contagious...
The Inward And The Outward Current
I have already said that when the conducting-cords are of equ...
Physical Signs In Esophageal Foreign Body
There are no constant physical signs associated with uncompli...
The symptoms are increased tension, which means, sooner or la...
Brain Inflammation Of
This arises often from over-schooling of young boys and girls....
_Nux Vomica_ should be used once in about four hours, for twe...
Punctures Case Iii
Category: ON THE APPLICATION OF THESE MODES OF TREATMENT TO PARTICULAR CASES.
Source: Application Of The Lunar Caustic In The Cure Of Certain Wounds And Ulcers
A female servant punctured the end of the finger by a pin; there
succeeded much pain and swelling, and it appeared that the nail would
separate, and the cuticle all round the finger was raised by the
effusion of fluid. This fluid was evacuated and a poultice applied.
On the third day the cuticle was removed, and the exposed surface was
found to be ulcerated in several spots. The lunar caustic was passed
slightly over the excoriated surface, which was then left exposed to
On the succeeding day the eschar was adherent and the pain had almost
subsided. On the next day, the eschar still remained adherent, and as
there was neither pain nor soreness, the patient used her finger.
The eschar was at length removed by the healing process and was
separated together with the nail, and the case was unattended by any
further inconvenience or trouble either to the patient or myself.
It is scarcely necessary to contrast the advantage of this mode of
treatment with that by plasters, poultices, &c. It is at once more
speedy and secure, and less cumbersome to such patients as are obliged
to continue domestic avocations.
Next: Punctures Case Iv
Previous: Punctures Case Ii