Medical ArticlesRules For Direct Laryngoscopy
1. The laryngoscope must always be held in the left hand, nev...
Use Of The Long Cord
It is often desirable to bring the entire parts of the patien...
Much, if not all, of the success in any case of treatment depe...
Symptomatology And Treatment Of Chronic Valvular Lesions
Before discussing the treatment of broken compensation in gen...
Clothes should be Loose and Comfortable. Man is the only anim...
Paroxysmal Tachycardia Management
There is no specific treatment for paroxysmal tachycardia. Wh...
The Vegetable Kingdom
As to the vegetable kingdom, there is here, so far as we can ...
See Children's Sleep. ...
See Dropsy. ...
Safety-pins in children, point upward, when lodged high in t...
Wounds And Bruises
On this subject, I must necessarily be very brief. When a wou...
The treatment under Glands, Swollen, should be followed. But b...
Treating With Electrolytic Currents
For decomposing and carrying off unnatural growths, as fistul...
Normal Blood Pressure For Adults
Woley [Footnote: Woley, II. P.: The Normal Variation of the S...
Malignant Disease Of The Esophagus
Cancer of the esophagus is a more prevalent disease than is c...
The Freedom Of Life
I AM so tired I must give up work," said a young woma...
Deformities Of The Urinary Bladder The Operations Of Sounding For Stone Of Catheterism And Of Puncturing The Bladder Above The Pubes
The urinary bladder presents two kinds of deformity--viz., co...
See Pain. ...
What Kind Of Food Should We Eat?
Generally speaking, our Appetites will Guide us. Our whole bo...
Brain Inflammation Of
This arises often from over-schooling of young boys and girls....
Temperature Of The Sick-room
Category: TREATMENT OF SCARLET-FEVER.
Source: Hydriatic Treatment Of Scarlet Fever In Its Different Forms
The _temperature of the sick-room_ should not be much above 65 deg.
Fahrenheit; in no case should it rise above 70, whilst I do not see the
necessity of keeping it below 60, as some hydriatic physicians
advise. The patient, in the heat of fever, will think 60 deg. high
enough, and rather pleasant; and if others do not like a temperature as
low as that, they may retire. The person necessary for nursing the
patient may dress warmly and sit near the fire. Let the sick-room be as
large as possible; or open the door and windows of a room connected with
it. Towards the close of the disease, after desquamation has begun, the
temperature of the room may be kept at 70 deg., as then the fever and heat
have subsided and the delicate skin of the patient requires a
Previous: Necessity Of Ventilation Means Of Heating The Sick-room Relative Merits Of Open Fires Stoves And Furnaces