5. Cardiac Emergency Drugs.--Besides some of the drugs alread...
A Summing Up
GIVE up resentment, give up unhealthy resistance. ...
Fever At Night
Frequently, in illness, a fever sets in as night approaches, a...
Cardiovascular Renal Disease Treatment
While it is urged, in preventing the actual development of th...
Care Of Instruments
The endoscopist must either personally care for his instrume...
Tuberculosis Of The Esophagus
Esophageal tuberculosis is not commonly met, but is probably ...
Alice was a middle-aged woman who couldn't understand why she...
Treatment Of Cicatricial Stenosis
A careful direct endoscopic examination is essential before ...
Punctures Case X
Mr. Worth's daughter, aged six, was thrown down by a dog and ...
of children, where there is a discharge of yellow and watery ...
That medicines act locally, that is, manifest their symptoms ...
Eyes Inflamed With General Eruptions Over The Body
In some cases the eye trouble is only a part of a general skin...
Raw Food Healing Diets
Next in declining order of healing effectiveness is what I ca...
Malignant Disease Of The Esophagus
Cancer of the esophagus is a more prevalent disease than is c...
3 Treatment Of Torpid Forms Of Scarlatina Difference In The
TREATMENT POINTED OUT. When the _reaction_ is _torpid_, the ...
Chronic postdiphtheritic stenosis may be of the panic, spasm...
Scarlatina Simplex Or Simple Scarlet-fever
In the _mildest form_ of the disease, called _scarlatina simp...
See Gravel. ...
The Throat Should Be Covered With A Wet Compress I E A Piece Of
linen four to eightfold, according to its original thickness, d...
As mentioned above, bronchial aspiration is often necessary....
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.
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