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A Medical Visit to Gra( Fenberg, in April and May 1843; For the Purpose of Investigating the Merits of the Water-Cure Treatment (Paperback) Loot Price: R284
Discovery Miles 2 840
A Medical Visit to Gra( Fenberg, in April and May 1843; For the Purpose of Investigating the Merits of the Water-Cure Treatment...
A Medical Visit to Gra( Fenberg, in April and May 1843; For the Purpose of Investigating the Merits of the Water-Cure Treatment...

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A Medical Visit to Gra( Fenberg, in April and May 1843; For the Purpose of Investigating the Merits of the Water-Cure Treatment (Paperback)

Charles Scudamore

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Loot Price R284 Discovery Miles 2 840

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1843 Excerpt: ... same process of rubbing and pouring water over the head being practised. The first day, the same process was repeated four times; the duration of the bath being not so long when the fever was not so high. During the night, the wet sheet was changed almost every hour. On the morning of the second day, the child refused to go into the bath, calling out himself, at intervals, for additional wet sheets. Orders were given that his inclination should be complied with. In the course of the morning, the child himself desired that he might be put into the bath, where he remained till the heat under the arms and on the back of the neck was the same as the rest of the body; this equality of temperature being the general guide for the duration of a bath. It is worthy of remark, that the more the fever was reduced, the more quiet the little patient became, till at last he remained in the bath perfectly tranquil. The same treatment, slightly varied, was continued four days, when the child was well, and was sent out to play with the other children. In eight days after this, a pustule appeared on the foot, containing matter, which discharged freely. Observation.--This case might probably have passed into continued infantile fever, had it not been in this manner promptly and successfully treated. When fever runs very high, as shewn by the burning skin, delirium, and other symptoms, it is a good modification of the use of the leintuch to cover it with a dry sheet, instead of the blanket and packing up in the usual manner. Case X. A gentleman, aged 45, tall and stout, received two injuries of the head by a fall, one of which was in hunting, about seven years ago. The nervous system was much deranged, especially since the second accident, five years ago, when the spine receiv...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: Charles Scudamore
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 32
ISBN-13: 978-1-231-12877-0
Barcode: 9781231128770
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-231-12877-1

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