Family Practice; Or, Simple Directions In Hom Opathic Domestic Medicine

Paperback | October 12, 2012

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1867 edition. Excerpt: ... Dose.--See Chamomilla under Convulsions caused by a Disordered Stomach. Opium.--If caused by fright. Dose.--As Chamomilla. Accessory Treatment.--The warm bath. (See Convulsions from Tuething).--The free sprinkling of cold water over the face and head, the application of smelling-salts or spirits of hartshorn to the nostrils, or rubbing the hands and feet with spirits of wine or Eau de Cologne. 3.--Convulsions From Teething. Medicinal Treatment.--Belladonna.--If there is a comatose condition, with dilated pupils of the eyes. Dose.--As Chamomilla under Convulsions caused by a Disordered Stomach. Chamomilla.--If there is involuntary movement of the head, great restlessness, and jerking of the limbs. Dose.--As Belladonna. Ignatia is the most valuable remedy at the commencement of the treatment. Dose.--As Belladonna. Accessory Treatment.--The child should at once be placed in a warm bath, at about 96 degrees, and kept there for five or ten minutes or until the severity of the paroxysm is broken. It should then be wrapped in heated flannel; or,, if the convulsions continue, the legs and feet should be placed in warm water, and at the same time a stream of cold water poured upon the crown of the head. This treatment may bo repeated if necessary. The soles of the feet may be smartly slapped, and care should be taken not to let the head hang back or lean forward upon the chest; fresh air should be admitted, and all froth removed from the mouth which should be kept open. Having the gums well lanced will often at once relieve. Plenty of fresh air, exercise, and attention to diet will generally do much in preventing convulsions. 4.--Convulsions Caused By Worms. Medicinal Treatment.--Clna and Ignatia aro the two most useful medicines, and may bo...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1867 edition. Excerpt: ... Dose.--See Chamomilla under Convulsions caused by a Disordered Stomach. Opium.--If caused by fright. Dose.--As...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:50 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.1 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217718434

ISBN - 13:9780217718431

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