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The following are the antidotes and remedies for some of the m...
See Armpit Swelling and Bone. ...
Instruments For Direct Laryngoscopy
In undertaking direct laryngoscopy one must always be prepar...
For all kinds of burning inflammatory pain in the eyes, the fo...
This trouble we may consider in three ways:--First, as the eff...
For this the treatment may be given as in gastric fever, and, ...
This is the accumulation of gases in the body, usually caused ...
Food In Illness
Light, easily digested food is of the first importance in many...
Infections And How To Avoid Them
What Causes Disease. The commonest and most dangerous acciden...
Anomalies Of The Tracheobronchial Tree
Tracheobronchial anomalies are relatively rare. Congenital e...
Wounds And Bruises
On this subject, I must necessarily be very brief. When a wou...
Deviation Of The Esophagus
Deviation of the esophagus may be marked in the presence of a...
As the patient should have a constant supply of pure air for ...
Practice On The Rubber-tube Manikin
This must be carried out in two ways. 1. General practice...
What is commonly called a "cough and spit" is sometimes due to...
The Period Of Convalescence
under the usual drug-treatment, is, however, usually protract...
It has been estimated that 70 per cent of stenoses of the es...
In the non-cicatricial forms, galvanocaustic puncture applie...
Clothing should be light yet warm, and sufficiently free so as...
A most common trouble is anaemia, a lack of good red blood, sh...
Scarlatina Simplex Or Simple Scarlet-fever
Category: DESCRIPTION OF SCARLET-FEVER.
Source: Hydriatic Treatment Of Scarlet Fever In Its Different Forms
In the _mildest form_ of the disease, called _scarlatina simplex_, or
_simple scarlet-fever_, there is no inflammation of the throat, the
fever is moderate, and the patient suffers very little. Unfortunately
this form is so rare, that many experienced physicians never saw a case.
Probably, it was a case belonging to this class, which was mentioned a
number of years ago by one of the writers on Priessnitz's practice, when
a lady with scarlet-fever joined a dancing party at Graefenberg, a case
for reporting which the author has been ridiculed by the opponents of
the Water-Cure, but which by no means belongs to impossibilities; for
scarlatina simplex having been declared by eminent physicians (not of
Priessnitz's school) to be "scarcely a disease," becoming fatal only
through the officiousness of the doctor, and other physicians of note
recommending cold rooms and open air through the whole course of the
disease, or at least towards the latter part of it; I do not see
why a patient under water-treatment should not be safer in producing
perspiration by dancing than in sitting in a cold room or in walking in
the open street. The fact, of course, is unusual, and I do not exactly
recommend its practice, but it is not at all impossible, and ridiculing
the reporter of it shows either ignorance of the disease or a bad will
towards the new curative system, to which those are most opposed who
know the least of it.
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