All Medicine Terms
Lice on the hair of the pubis or about the genitals. This is the smallest parasite of the three varieties, and it attaches itself firmly to the hair with its head buried in the follicular openings, and it is removed with great difficulty. PHYSICIANS'...
1. PHYSICIANS' TREATMENT for Bronchitis. Sweating Remedy for
Take a hot bath and then go to bed, and take hot drinks after. See that the bowels are open. Nourishment is especially important in infants and old age. You can sweat them as directed under la grippe. Drink hot drinks, such as hoarhound, ginger, flaxse...
1. Pneumonia, Herb Tea and Poultice for
"Congestion of the lungs. One ounce of each of the following, slippery elm bark, crushed thyme, coltsfoot flowers, hyssop or marshmallow. Simmer in two quarts of water down to three pints; strain and add one teaspoonful of cayenne. Dose:--Wineglassful ...
2. The Epithelial Cancer (Carcinoma)
These always spring from free epithelium-clad surfaces, as the skin, and mucous membranes or from the glands of the same. These growths appear with great frequency at the points of junction of mucous membranes and skin surfaces, probably because these ...
A Broken Jaw
Take a strong piece of muslin, long enough to reach around the neck and eight inches longer. Split this through the center to within about seven inches of the center of the band. Put this unsplit part above, over and under the chin. Tie the upper tails ...
A HAIR TONIC
A lotion Dr. Leonard recommends for the hair, especially where it is coming out calls for two drams tincture cantharides, half an ounce nux vomica, one dram tincture capsicum, one and a half ounces castor oil, and two ounces of cologne. Apply with a bit...
A MOTHERS' REMEDY for Stiff Neck
Hot Salt and Oil of Sassafras. "If troubled with stiff neck, fill a bag with hot salt and sleep on it, or rub the neck with oil of sassafras which, by the way, is also excellent for lumbago and to scatter, not cure, rheumatism pains." ...
A PURE FACE CREAM
Set a bowl in a basin of hot water over the fire. In it put a quarter of an ounce of white wax and two and a half ounces of spermaceti, and the same quantity of oil of sweet almonds. When melted and hot, add a pinch of borax and an ounce and a half of r...
There is a slight flattening of the lower abdomen at the second month, due to the sinking of the womb. There is also a slight retraction (drawing back) of the navel. After the third month, when the womb begins to ascend out of the pelvis, a progressive ...
Abdominal Massage. (Kneading, Rubbing, etc.)
This is an essential feature in the treatment. It was practiced by Hippocrates hundreds of years ago. Place the patient in the recumbent position upon a table which can be so manipulated that the head may be raised or lowered, the body rolled from side...
Abortion, Miscarriage, Premature Labor. (Accidents of pregnancy)
These three terms indicate a premature expulsion of the products of conception. Let us medically define these terms as follows; Abortion implies expulsion of the foetus before the sixteenth week. Miscarriage, the expulsion between the sixteenth and twe...
An accumulation of pus (matter) in any part of the body. External Abscess. Boil the knife, wash your hands in clean, hot, soapy water. Wash the abscess and surrounding parts in hot water and good soap, and rinse off with alcohol, a salt solution, or l...
ABSCESS OF THE LIVER. Hepatic Abscess: Suppurative Hepatitis
This is a circumscribed collection of pus in the liver tissue. If there is only one abscess it is in the larger lobe in seventy per cent of the cases. The amount of fluid contained in such an abscess may be two or three quarts and its color varies from...
ABSCESS OF THE LUNGS. Causes
Lobular pneumonia from abscesses in pyemia, from septic pleurisy, etc. Symptoms. Fever, pain, difficult breathing, cough, and expectoration containing or consisting of pus of offensive odor, etc. ...
Acetanilide (also Acetanilid)
White crystalline compound, C6H5NH(COCH3), formerly used to relieve pain and reduce fever. It has been replaced because of toxicity. ...
SHAKING PALSY. (Paralysis Agitans)
THREAD WORM OR PIN WORM
THOMAS'S ELECTRIC OIL
CIRRHOSIS OF THE LIVER. (Sclerosis of the Liver)
ACUTE TONSILITIS. (Follicular Inflammation of the Tonsils). Causes
THINGS IN THE EAR; Buttons, Beads, etc
TOXEMIA, SEPTICEMIA; PYEJMIA
WATER ON THE BRAIN (Acute Hydrocephalus)
PLEURISY, Inflammation of the Pleura
Vaccination after exposure to Smallpox
With what should one be Vaccinated
Where should Vaccination be Performed