If the bowels are known to be in excellent condition and not ...
Endoscopy In Malignant Disease Of The Larynx
The general surgical rule applying to individuals past middle...
The Expletive Method Blood-letting
has been advocated by some of the best authorities, and there...
Declining Limb A
See Limbs, Drawn up. ...
The Journey Down The Food Tube
The Flow of Saliva and Appetite Juice. We are now ready to st...
Piles - Hemorrhoids
One important matter in all cases of habitual piles, is, to k...
Want Of Water
One of the obstacles is the _want of a sufficient quantity of...
A Typical Diseased Colon
The average person also has a prolapsed (sagging) transverse ...
Anatomy Of Larynx Trachea Bronchi And Esophagus Endoscopically Considered
The larynx is a cartilaginous box, triangular in cross-sectio...
I have worked with many young women with breast cancer; so ma...
Classification Of Cardiac Disturbances
For the sake of discussing the therapy of cardiac disturban...
Bruises Case Xx
It frequently occurs to surgeons to receive slight wounds upo...
Natural Polarization Of Man's Physical Organism
The electro-vital fluid, in the animal economy, is subject to...
The dilatation of cicatricial stenosis of the esophagus can ...
Temperature Of The Water Double Sheet Changing Sheet
The water for the wet-sheet pack, in this violent form, ought...
Eyes Accidents To
Three distinct classes of these are to be considered. They req...
Instructions To The Patient
Before beginning endoscopy the patient should be told that h...
Sometimes a severe out-break and eruption will occur in and ar...
Electrical Classification Of Diseases
There are two, and only two, primary classes of disease--thos...
Deformities Of The Urinary Bladder The Operations Of Sounding For Stone Of Catheterism And Of Puncturing The Bladder Above The Pubes
The urinary bladder presents two kinds of deformity--viz., co...
Water-treatment As Used By Currie Reuss Hesse Schoenlein &c
Category: TREATMENT OF SCARLET-FEVER.
Source: Hydriatic Treatment Of Scarlet Fever In Its Different Forms
Beside the above modes of treatment _cold_ and _tepid Water_ has been
extensively used and recommended by reliable authorities. Currie,
Pierce, Gregory, Bateman, von Wedekind, Kolbany, Torrence,
Reuss, von Froehlichsthal, and others, have treated their
scarlet-patients with _cold affusions_. Henke, Raimann, Froehlich,
Hesse, Steimmig, Gregory, Jr., Schoenlein, Fuchs, and others,
have not ventured beyond _cool_ and _tepid ablutions_. The former,
although the general result has been very satisfactory, have proved
dangerous in some cases; and the latter, though safer in general, have
not been efficient in many others. The use of water, though safer than
other remedies, has never become general, _owing to the unsystematic,
unsafe, or inefficient forms of its application_.
Fear and prejudice--fed by the great mass of physicians, who generally
take too much care of their reputation to expose it in the use of a
remedy the effects of which are so easily understood by every one--have
also been obstacles to its promulgation; and the exaggerations of some
of its advocates in modern times, bearing for a great part the
characteristics of charlatanism, have scared many who might have become
converts to Priessnitz's method, to whose genius and good luck we are
indebted for the most important, most harmless, and at the same time the
most efficient and most reliable discovery, viz.:
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