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A Newly Discovered System Of Electrical Medication

Auhtor: Daniel Clark

Language: english
Published: 1869

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... only for what they are worth. His principles of practice he believes to be scientifically correct and of great value. Let it not be supposed that ...
... paralytic affections. The author is happy to acknowledge that these diseases are frequently mitigated, and occasionally cured, by means of electrical ...
... to insulate it from the zinc plates. This platina should never be allowed to touch the mercury or the zinc. Let the plates, properly screwed together, ...
... breadth, to the other end. The larger end would represent the positive pole, and the smaller, the negative pole. Or perhaps a better representation ...
... life force and that, a modification of the electric force. It is, I think, pretty generally conceded at this day that the nervous influence ...
... to produce the one effect or the other, at will. Hence, I say, the nervous influence obeys the electric laws, just as does the inorganic electricity. ...
... transmit, through the nervous system to the mind, all sensations and impressions from the outer world. It, moreover, receives from the mind the action ...
... in the mind. These views of the reciprocal action between mind and body, through the medium of the electro-vital element, may serve to explain those ...
... means of electricity, the very ends or the best ends which would be aimed at by skillful surgical operations. PRINCIPLES OF PRACTICE. POLAR ANTAGONISM. When ...
... disease. But then, a pole or electrode, placed on a healthy part, we generally move, or ought to move, more or less, every few moments, which prevents ...
... a distinction, which should be carefully observed while treating parts so affected. An atrophied muscle or organ becomes soft and flabby from lack of ...
... medication. Let me next say, It is best, as a general rule, to make examinations with the negative pole. The reason of this is that, since the current ...
... part of the patient, he may use the side-sponge cup on the spine. But let him never use a current on another person which he does not first apply to ...
... which are electrically negative, it is desirable to supplement the local treatment prescribed with occasional general tonic treatment, where, in the ...
... three to five minutes, twice a day, with P. P., over the front parts of the air pipe in the neck mostly over the larynx-Adam's apple. If it be from ...
... six to ten minutes twice a day. PNEUMONIA. Take B D current, forceful as the patient can bear, and treat briefly-say five to seven minutes, several ...
... on both in alternation, which is better, and treat over the kidneys with N. P. five to eight minutes, once a day for three or four days. If this should ...
... vertebr, so as to reach the hypogastric plexus, and treat with the metallic brush, N. P., five to eight minutes, over all the affected parts. Then ...
... and equalizes the electro-vital action, and relieves the difficulty. TRISMUS. (Lockjaw.). For traumatic trismus, use the B D current, of vigorous ...
... in hemorrhage, it is best to give general tonic treatments, about three times a week, between the periods and during the last four or five days before ...