See Breath, and the Heart. ...
VALENTINE GREATRAKES was born at Affane, County of Waterford,...
The covering of oiled silk, or guttapercha, so frequently plac...
Nursing Sore Mouth
Sore mouth of nursing women, as the name of the disease indic...
Factors Increasing The Blood Pressure
With normal heart and arteries, exertion and exercise should ...
Safety-pins in children, point upward, when lodged high in t...
Diagnosis Of Foreign Body In The Air Or Food Passages
The questions arising are: I. Is a foreign body present? ...
Anchoring The Foreign Body Against The Tube Mouth
If withdrawal be made a bimanual procedure it is almost cert...
This frequent and severe trouble results most usually from chi...
From The Hygienic Dictionary
Food.  Life is a tragedy of nutrition. In food lies 99.99...
Probably most acute infections cause more or less myocarditis...
This is often an adjunct of old age, and sometimes occurs in t...
Soapy Blanket The
It seems necessary, in getting people to use the best means fo...
Indications.--Tracheotomy is indicated in dyspnea of laryngot...
The author wishes to caution the reader not to rely merely on...
It has been estimated that 70 per cent of stenoses of the es...
Where this is recommended the cold-drawn oil is meant, not the...
Very great good can often be done by a little careful syringin...
The application of the lunar caustic in recent burns or scald...
General Directions Of The Current
Negative affections, as a general rule, are best treated with...
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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