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Where this arises from a more or less putrid wound, what is ai...
It has been estimated that 70 per cent of stenoses of the es...
Why People Get Sick
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This affection of nursing women frequently comes on before th...
Diet And Corpulence
A tendency to obesity should always be carefully checked by at...
Lungs Bleeding From
This is usually taken as a most alarming, and even hopeless, s...
Curing With Enemas
It is not wise to continue regular colonics or enemas once a ...
is applied to wounds, _incised_ and _lacerated_, promoting he...
The Tired Emphasis
"I AM so tired, so tired--I go to bed tired, I get up...
_This is preaching rebellion!_ I know it is, and it is wit...
Neuralgia And Rheumatism Of The Heart
If neuralgia, use B D current; if rheumatism, use A D. In eit...
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This, in various forms, as brandy, whiskey, rum, wine, cordial...
Pain Severe In Limbs
This is often not due to any trouble in the joint itself, but ...
Apthae - Thrush
This is a disease peculiar to nursing children. The mouth bec...
The Tongue is not Used chiefly for Tasting. If you will notic...
Care Of The Nails
Importance of Clean Nails. On account of their constant use, ...
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Children's Deformed Feet
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Punctures Case Vi
A little boy, aged 12, received a stab by a penknife a few da...
Rheumatism Acute Inflammatory
Source: A Newly Discovered System Of Electrical Medication
First ascertain if the kidneys be morbidly positive--urine scant and too
highly colored. If so, as is commonly the case, begin with the B D
current, good medium force. Place N. P. at the pelvis, and treat over
the kidneys with P. P. some three or four minutes. Let this be the
commencement of every treatment until this difficulty is corrected.
Next, change to A D current. If the disease be located in the hips or
lower limbs, put the feet in warm water with the tin electrode N. P., or
place the sponge-roll N. P. at the soles of the feet, and treat with P.
P. upon and a little above the affected parts; using such force of
current as the patient can bear. The pain will commonly subside under
treatment. If the disease be as low as the ankles or feet, use the long
cord with N. P.
If the shoulders, arms or hands be affected, treat them on the same
principles as are prescribed for the lower limbs; using the long
cord with N. P. when the disease is below the elbows.
When the disease is in the hands or feet, or near to them, if the
shoulders or hips be not involved, it is often necessary, after three
or four treatments as above described, to reverse the poles for a few
moments, giving an ascending current; but still using the long cord
with N. P.
If the disease be located anywhere in the trunk, neck or head, treat the
affected part with P. P., placing N. P. on some adjacent part of the
spine, and usually at a point somewhat lower down than the disease.
For acute inflammatory rheumatism, treat once a day. The length of time
for each treatment must depend on the location and extent of the
affected part or parts. In this matter, the practitioner must decide for
himself, or infer from the time prescribed in the treatment of other
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