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Tissue Forceps

With the forceps illustrated in Fig. 28 specimens of tissue ...

Difficulties Of Esophagoscopy

The beginner may find the esophagoscope seemingly rigidly fi...

What Is Constipation?

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Enlargement Of Liver

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Symptoms Of Prolonged Foreign Body Sojourn In The Bronchus

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Clinical Interpretation Of Pulse Tracings

A moment may be spent on clinical interpretation of pulse tra...

Filling The Boiler Of The Body-engine

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Spermatorrhea

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Cane Syrup

In the original edition, good treacle was recommended as a lax...

The Ammonium Carbonicum

recommended by Peart, has been considered by many as a specif...

Rupture

The abdomen is formed of a series of rings containing the bowe...

The Circumstances Of Life

IT is not the circumstances of life that trouble or w...

Testing For Electric Defects

These tests should be made beforehand; not when about to com...

Dropsy

Use the A D current, moderate force. Give general tonic treat...

Moods

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Burns

For slight burns, immerse the injured part in cold water, and ...

Temperature Of The Sick-room

The _temperature of the sick-room_ should not be much above 6...

Treatment Of Cicatricial Stenosis

A careful direct endoscopic examination is essential before ...

Quacks And Quackery Continued

An English physician, who practised during the early part o...

Contraindications To Esophagoscopy

In the presence of aneurysm, advanced organic disease, exten...



Worms






Source: Papers On Health

Where the juices and organs of the body are thoroughly healthy,
worms will not appear. Before they can breed, there must be more or
less of failure in the patient's health. This shows us that the cure
for worms is not so much some poisonous substance which will destroy
them, as such an increase of healthy action in the system as will
prevent their development. The bowels must be kept open by suitable
diet as it is most important to avoid Constipation (see). In case of
worms in children, stimulus and help are specially needed by the
mucous membrane or inner lining of the stomach and bowels. To give
this, and at the same time to neutralise and remove waste material from
the membrane, a little vinegar and warm water may be frequently given,
in teaspoonfuls. This is best taken from an hour to half-an-hour before
meals. It is often needful to use some soothing, nourishing substance,
such as liquorice, boiled with a little camomile, taken, say after
meals, while the acid is taken before them: this has an excellent
effect. At the same time, an enema of warm water and vinegar should be
given twice a day. Where Santolina (see) can be procured, its use
will speedily effect a complete cure. Change of air, holiday from
lessons, and any other means of increasing the general health, should
also be utilised.





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