DIET AND BATH

DIET AND BATH The patient should always partake of light digestive nourishing food, and of such drinks which are required to satisfy thirst but are not injurious to health. In acute or febrile diseases the following diets and baths may…

HOW TO EXAMINE A PATIENT?

HOW TO EXAMINE A PATIENT? Take the History of his present complaints —how and when it commenced; what aggravates it and what relieves it. For example, the illness might have followed an exposure or a heavy meal or a very superhuman…

ACUTE AND CHRONIC DISEASES

ACUTE AND CHRONIC DISEASES The ordinary conception of diseases is as follows — A disease is supposed to be the result of some sin committed against the laws of health and it is acute-if it lasts two months at the most. A disease that lasts…

GENERAL RULES FOR USING DRUGS

GENERAL RULES FOR USING DRUGS The best time for taking drugs is, early in the morning when the stomach is empty. In relation to food, drugs should be taken either an hour before, or two hours after eating. In cases of fevers, medicines…

PHARMACY & DISPENSING

PHARMACY & DISPENSING Drugs & Vehicles: When we want to take iron or lime, etc. as medicine, we do not directly bite out a morsel, but prepare the drug so as to be easily taken and easily assimilated. For this purpose, we mix with…

Homeopathic Family Practice

Homoeopathic Family Practice Having prepared the way for an intelligent understanding of the working of human body in health, we now pass on to a study of it in diseased conditions. Preliminary to it we include herein an introduction to…

ORGANS OF SPINAL SENSE

ORGANS OF SPINAL SENSE Whatever we see is seen by the brain, the retina affording an image of the object seen, to form on its surface. External vibrations set up vibrations in the tympanum, which ultimately irritate the minute fibres of…

NERVOUS SYSTEM

NERVOUS SYSTEM As a detailed study of the nervous system is impossible without a practical dissection of the parts, we content ourselves with the barest outlines of the system. We enumerate below the functions of the several parts of the…

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