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The disease known by this name in Canada breaks out in the han...

Period Of Eruption Or Appearing Of The Rash

Commonly, on the second day, towards evening, sometimes on th...

Bile On The Stomach

Take half a teacupful of hot water every ten minutes for ten h...

Lungs Congestion Of The

Treatment as below. Read preceding and succeeding articles. ...

Continuation Of Packs Convalescence

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

The Effect Of Athletics On The Heart

We can no longer neglect the seriousness of the effects of c...

Choice Of Time To Do Bronchoscopy For Foreign Body

The difficulties of removal usually increase from the time of...


Clothing should be light yet warm, and sufficiently free so as...

What Is Constipation?

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Angina Pectoris

This is a name applied to pain in the region of the heart cau...

First Stage

The spatular end of the laryngoscope is introduced in the ri...

After Pains

See Child-bearing. ...


If the bowels are known to be in excellent condition and not ...

White Leg

When a limb becomes swelled and white, pouring hot water very ...

Eyes Inflamed With General Eruptions Over The Body

In some cases the eye trouble is only a part of a general skin...

The Frightening Heart

Heart disease is one of the major causes of death among North...

Congenital And Pathological Deformities Of The Prepuce And Urethra Stricture And Mechanical Obstructions Of The Urethra

When any of the central organs of the body presents in a fo...

Nerve Shock

After a fright, or some very trying experience, some part of t...

To Mothers

MOST mothers know that it is better for the baby to p...


This is substantially the same thing as trismus, except that ...


Source: Papers On Health

This is often a trivial matter, but sometimes it is a
symptom of a serious chill. It may be only the effect of a thought, or
of some mental shock, but in any case it is a nervous disturbance, and
failure of energy, causing us to lose control of the nerves which
produce the shivering movements.

For ordinary shivering, the result of cold, treat as in Cold, Taking.
For cases where the vital action has evidently become very low, foment
the patient as directed in Angina Pectoris.

If pain in some part, as in a nursing breast or tender lung, indicates
inflammatory action there, cold towels may be applied to that part
while this fomentation is on. Renew the cold cloth as often as the
patient feels it agreeable, keeping up the heat of the fomentation all
the time. Increase the size of the cold cloth if the patient finds this
pleasant; stop if it becomes unpleasant. Many serious troubles are
checked in the first stage by treatment on these simple lines.

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