A Revised and Enlarged Edition of Clark's New System of Electrical Medication

A Revised and Enlarged Edition of Clark's New System of Electrical Medication

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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. 1885 edition. Excerpt: ...than once or twice a week, but can, and should take the electrical treatment daily to strengthen, and prevent a recurrence of the disease when the course is completed. Permit no relapses if you wish to succeed in curing the patient. This will remove five gallons of fluids in sixty hours (if the patient can spare and bear it). Bandage the limbs daily (should they be swolen), or have the patient wear silk elastic stockings. Use also, mineral and vegetable tonics, such as Tinct. ferri, the barks, etc. 5.--Tinct. cinchona comp Ijj. Nitro muriatic acid. 3j Simple syrup ijj. m. Sig.--One teaspoonful three times a day. 3.--Tinct. cinchona fjv. Iodide potassa 3j-m. Sig.--One teaspoonful after each meal. I have, and shall grade the prescriptions to teaspoonful doses generally, as persons would be less liable to make mistakes. The following Sig.--One small teaspoonful every three hours in one-third of a glass of water. Only three doses each day during two days, and rest one. On the day off, give quinine every three hours, and one teaspoonful of the spirits of nitre with one-half teaspoonful of aromatic spirits of ammonia, every four hours in water. Give brandy freely; light nourishing food, essence of beef. Bandage the waist and bowels, and tighten each day as the water recedes. Ovarian Dropsy.--Use A D or A E current; introduce the uterine electrode N. P. Apply P. P. over the tumor, ten to thirty minutes. Treat every other day with reversed currents. If at any time the parts become very sore and inflamed, use B D current, with N. P., long cord attached to the uterine electrode, or N. 1. sponge-roll between the illii, P. P. over the abdomen. Use remedies prescribed for dropsy; one or another of them. 5.--Digitalis leaves (green in color) grs. jjj....show more

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  • English
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  • 1236571428
  • 9781236571427