We have had so much success in helping the deaf that we feel w...
Towards The End Of The Period Of Efflorescence When The Rash
declines, fades, disappears, and the skin begins to peal off, a...
Anesthesia For Peroral Endoscopy
A dyspneic patient should never be given a general anesthetic...
Ancient Medical Prescriptions
From early times it was a universal custom to place at the ...
Baths And Bathing
Bathing as a Means of Cleanliness. It has been said that one ...
A snake bite is only one of a large class of injuries which ma...
Many of the troubles which come in this process arise simply f...
Symptomatology And Diagnosis Of Foreign Bodies In The Air And Food Passages
Initial symptoms are choking, gagging, coughing, and wheezing...
Constipation Of Bowels
This disease may proceed from either a negative condition--a ...
_Nux Vomica_ should be used once in about four hours, for twe...
The Development Of Allergies
There are three ways a body can become allergic. (1) It can h...
The author wishes to caution the reader not to rely merely on...
This is a contagious disease, consisting in an inflammation o...
Biliary Calculi Gravel In Liver
Take A C current, strong as can be borne; and treat the infla...
Emetic; castor oil and enema. ...
Nothing is more required in healing than properly to nourish t...
Pain is often felt in parts of the back or sides which will yi...
Breath And Nerve
Difficult breathing, especially in ascending a hill, is often ...
Stage I Entering The Right Pyriform Sinus
The operator standing (as in Fig. 66), inserts the esophagos...
This is a slow, smouldering kind of fever. For treatment, pack...
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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