|VIEW THE MOBILE VERSION of www.homemedicine.ca|| Informational|
Medical ArticlesFlushings Hot
These are often a really serious trouble, especially to women,...
Deformities Of The Prostate Distortions And Obstructions Of The Prostatic Urethra
The prostate is liable to such frequent and varied deformitie...
Proteins Or Meats
Proteins, the First Foods. There are proteins, or meats, both...
Tartar Emetic Or Other Antimonial Poisons
If vomiting is not present, induce it by an emetic. Give doses...
How Nuts should be Used. Another form of fat is the meat of ...
If the foreign body be not removed, the resulting chronic se...
It is true that ethical medical doctors use the least-risky ...
Eyes Hazy Sight
Frequently, after inflammation, and even when that has ceased,...
This trouble is simply a loss of command of the vocal organs, ...
Soapy Blanket The
It seems necessary, in getting people to use the best means fo...
This is a matter of great importance to the sick. Nor is anyth...
Disorders Of Muscles And Bones
The Muscles and Bones Have Few Diseases. Considering how comp...
There is a common and very popular error, namely, that of putt...
The Progress Of Disease: Irritation, Enervation, Toxemia
Disease routinely lies at the end of a three-part chain that ...
Highly Inflamed Throat Croup
If the _throat_ is in a highly inflamed condition, repeated p...
Though not often fatal, this illness gives serious trouble. It...
The cause of an irregularly acting heart in an adult may be o...
My Own 56 Day Long Fast
Fasters go through a lot of different emotional states, these...
Janeway [Footnote: Janeway, T. C.: A Clinical Study of Hypert...
Neuralgia And Rheumatism Of The Heart
If neuralgia, use B D current; if rheumatism, use A D. In eit...
Treatment Of The Violent Or Sthenic Form Of Scarlatina Anginosa
Category: TREATMENT OF SCARLET-FEVER.
Source: Hydriatic Treatment Of Scarlet Fever In Its Different Forms
The _violent_, or _sthenic form_ of scarlatina anginosa becomes
dangerous only through the excess of reaction, when the heat is extreme
(upwards of 105 deg. Fahrenheit, sometimes 112 to 114), the pulse can
scarcely be counted, as it hammers away full and hard in a raging
manner, the throat being inflamed and swollen to suffocation, and the
patient in a high state of delirium; but it need not frighten the
physician or parent acquainted with the use of water. We have the means
of subduing that violence without weakening the patient. It is in this
form of scarlatina that the greatest mistakes are committed by
physicians unacquainted with the virtues of water, and that our
hydriatic method shows itself in all its glory; for where there is an
abundance of heat, water cannot only be safely applied, but it is also
sure to bring relief. It is in this form of the disease that the cold
affusions recommended by Currie and his followers, have shown themselves
so beneficial, and that the wet-sheet, used properly and perseveringly,
is almost infallible.
Next: Temperature Of The Water Double Sheet Changing Sheet
Previous: Towards The End Of The Period Of Efflorescence When The Rash