IN climbing a mountain, if we know the path and take it as a ...
The pleura is the tender double web, or membrane, which lines ...
Resume Of Emergency Tracheotomy
The following notes should be memorized. 1. Essentials: Kn...
Anesthesia In Heart Disease
While no physician likes to give an anesthetic to a patient w...
For infants who cannot be nursed at the breast, cows' milk in ...
Diseases And Disturbances Of The Skin
Their Chief Causes. Skin troubles are of two main kinds accor...
Treatment Of Broken Compensation
The consideration of this subject will include the following ...
For this take two tablespoonfuls of hot water every five minut...
Active and persistent antiluetic medication must precede and ...
All endoscopic procedures should be performed in a somewhat ...
Additional Rules For The Treatment Of Eruptive Diseases
In all these eruptive diseases, especially small-pox, all I h...
Removal Of Double Pointed Tacks
If the tack or staple be small, and lodged in a relatively l...
Bowels Inflammation Of
This (called medically Peritonitis) is an inflammation of the ...
The abdomen is formed of a series of rings containing the bowe...
Home Methods Of Purifying Water
Boiling. Where the water that you are obliged to drink is not...
The Relative Position Of The Cranial Nasal Oral And Pharyngeal Cavities
On making a section (vertically through the median line) of t...
Symptoms Of Gastric Foreign Body
Foreign body in the stomach ordinarily produces no symptoms. ...
Should be an indication that food in general or some certain k...
Factors Increasing The Blood Pressure
With normal heart and arteries, exertion and exercise should ...
Punctures Case I
A.B. received a severe punctured wound by a hook of the size ...
Source: Papers On Health
When a child is suffering after vaccination, we
should have him gently rubbed all over--thrice at least with
M'Clinton's soap (see Lather). No one who has not seen this well done
can believe how blessed are its effects on an irritated skin. It
soothes incredibly. When thoroughly covered and covered again with
well-made lather of this soap, the child will sleep beautifully. We
should soap head and all, and let the little man sleep all night in the
soap. He may be sponged in the morning with weak vinegar and water to
clean off the remains of the soap, if there are any. Now, there will
occur a most important question: Is the child cold or feverish? If
cold, then mix some good olive oil in your rubbing with the lather. If
hot, use no oil. If cold, rub all over with warm oil before applying
the lather. It will make no difference, or next to none, if the disease
has broken out as a visible skin disease, only it will be necessary to
use the vinegar on the unbroken parts of the skin and not to distress
the child by painful smarting. The soap will not need to be so
restricted. That cures the most tender sores, and soothes in a
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