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The Eugenic Marriage, Volume IV

A Personal Guide to the New Science of Better Living and Better Babies

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Author: W. Grant Hague
Published: 1913
Language: English
Wordcount: 55,976 / 171 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 60.5
LoC Category: TG
Downloads: 1,021
Added to site: 2007.05.12
mnybks.net#: 16910
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Non-fiction, Health
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o time. Causing the child to sneeze by tickling the nose with a camel's hair brush will clear the nose for the time being. The physician may be compelled to use a solution of cocaine for this purpose.

Treatment of Acute Rhinitis ("Taking Cold", Nasal Catarrh, Acute Coryza, "Snuffles").--A child suffering with an acute attack of "cold in the head" should be kept indoors in a room with a constant, uniform temperature; the particular reason for this is, that, if a child is exposed to cold at any time during an attack of "cold in the head," it may cause the disease to invade the chest,--a tendency which it has at all times. The bowels must be kept open; if they do not move every day of their own accord they must be made to move by means of an enema of sweet oil or of soap-suds. The amount of food should be reduced to suit the circumstances and the condition of the patient.

We treat the local condition in the nose with a menthol mixture. The following is a very good one: Menthol, 30 grains; Camphor,

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