Informational Site NetworkInformational Site Network
Privacy
 


Home


Medical Articles


Mother's Remedies


Household Tips


Medicine History


Forgotten Remedies


Search

Medical Articles

Children's Treatment

This should always be managed so as to soothe and not excite t...

Lessons From Nutritional Anthropology

The next logical pair of questions are: how healthy could goo...

Laryngoscopes

The regular type of laryngoscope shown in Fig. I (A, B, C) i...

Ablutions And Rubbing With Iced Water Or Snow

In a few very obstinate cases, when no rash would appear afte...

Symptoms Of Tracheal And Bronchial Foreign Body

1. Tracheal foreign bodies are usually movable and their mo...

Club Foot

Children are not unfrequently born with this deformity in one ...

Headache

This symptom or affection, (if it can be classed as a disease...

Aspirating Tubes

Independent aspirating tubes involve delay in their use as c...

Autodrownage

Autodrownage is the name given by the author to the drowning...

Malignant Disease Of The Esophagus

Cancer of the esophagus is a more prevalent disease than is c...

Spine Weakness Of The

See Children's Healthy Growth. ...

Hypotension

A low systolic pressure and a low diastolic pressure may no...

Treatment Of Affections Of The Nervous Centres

In affections of the nervous centres, the _brain_, the _cereb...

Tolerance

WHEN we are tolerant as a matter of course, the nervous syste...

Unfavorable Symptoms

are: A fetid breath, with ulceration and sloughing of the thr...

Demonstrations Of The Nature Of Congenital And Infantile Inguinal Herniae And Of Hydrocele

PLATE 39. Fig. 1--The descent of the testicle from the loins ...

Raw Food Healing Diets

Next in declining order of healing effectiveness is what I ca...

Irritable Husbands

SUPPOSE your husband got impatient and annoyed with y...

Urinary Troubles

A healthy man usually evacuates about 30-40 ozs. of urine dail...

The Development Of My Own Constipation

The history of my own constipation, though it especially rela...



Treating With Electrolytic Currents





Category: PRINCIPLES OF PRACTICE.
Source: A Newly Discovered System Of Electrical Medication

For decomposing and carrying off unnatural growths, as fistula, ficus,
glandular enlargements and other tumors, it is often best to dilute the
electrolytic quality of the galvanic current A B with one or both of
the Faradaic currents, as by taking A C or A D instead of A B. But
malignant and poisonous affections, as scirrhus and other varieties
of cancer, and also cases of infectious virus, demand continually, or
with but occasional exceptions, the primary galvanic current A B.
[->]In treating these malignant affections, the current should be run
through as short a distance of healthy tissue as possible, yet so as
fairly to reach the diseased part. And whether this part be brought, for
a given time, under the one pole or the other, the opposite pole should
be attached to the long cord, so as to throw the central point of the
circuit, not in the person of the patient, but out on the long cord,
thus bringing the entire organic parts though which the current is
passed on one and the same side of the center, and so, under the ruling
influence of the same pole.

Those diseases which require the chemical or electrolytic currents
should, for the most part, be treated under the negative pole,
particularly those which need the galvanic current A B, and also old
ulcers and chronic irritation of mucus surfaces. Glandular
enlargements not of scirrhous character, and excrescent growths not
poisonous, may often be reduced, and perhaps sometimes cured, under the
positive pole. But my own experience, even with these affections, is
that it is better to treat them under the negative pole until they come
to assume, as sometimes they will, an acute state, when the positive
pole may be used with success. If, however, it appears desirable to
produce a cauterizing effect, this must be done by persistent
treatment under the negative pole of a strong A B or A C current, and,
if the disease be external, with a small pointed electrode.





Next: Positive And Negative Manifestations

Previous: General Directions Of The Current



Add to del.icio.us Add to Reddit Add to Digg Add to Del.icio.us Add to Google Add to Twitter Add to Stumble Upon
Add to Informational Site Network
Report
Privacy
SHAREADD TO EBOOK


Viewed 659