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Smoking, a Senseless Habit. Smoking is the curious act of dra...
Breathing Correct Method Of
The capacity of an ordinary pair of lungs is about 250 cubic i...
Abscess Of The Lung
If of foreign-body origin, pulmonary abscess almost invariab...
Delicacy of touch and manipulation are an absolute necessity...
Habit And Nervous Strain
PEOPLE form habits which cause nervous strain. When t...
See Convulsions; Nervous Attack. ...
These are of two kinds, the one purely imaginary, the other wh...
The Organic Versus Chemical Feud
Now, regrettably, and at great personal risk to my reputation...
Swellings in the breast often arouse fear of cancer, but are g...
Heart Disease In Children And During Pregnancy
A common characteristic in a large proportion of middle-age...
See Nostrils. ...
Where There Is A Will There Is A Way!
I have been frequently compelled to resort to these milder ap...
The composition of different articles of food varies. A turnip ...
To Prevent Cholera
_Camphor_ (_pellets medicated_ with the pure tincture) _Verat...
HERE are two true stories and a remarkable contrast. ...
Sleep And Rest
Why We Need Rest. A most important element in a life of healt...
Myocarditis Fibrous Symptoms And Signs
The symptoms of chronic myocardial degeneration are progressi...
Illness The Root Of
In treating any trouble it is well to get to the root of it. O...
Mitral Stenosis: Mitral Narrowing
This particular valvular defect occurs more frequently in wom...
The Development Of My Own Constipation
The history of my own constipation, though it especially rela...
Category: TREATMENT OF SCARLET-FEVER.
Source: Hydriatic Treatment Of Scarlet Fever In Its Different Forms
If the circulation of air is necessary in any other form of
scarlet-fever, it is all-important in torpid reaction, especially when
it inclines to a typhoid type. We should never forget that it is the
oxygen of the air that nourishes the process of combustion going on in
every living body, and that in the same manner as no fire can burn
bright without a sufficient supply of air, the combustion within the
patient will be slower in proportion as there is less pure air in the
sick-room, and consequently his reaction will be weaker, and _vice
versa_. A sick-room, filled with a number of people, and with a large
fire in it, or fed with the corrupted air of a furnace, without the
access of pure air, will always prove a dangerous place for a patient
in torpid fever, the fire and every living soul in it absorbing the
oxygen indispensable to his recovery. And if the case become typhoid,
there is little hope of saving the patient's life without plenty of pure
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