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dent facts as a fundamental promise
in applying a cure after which I will
conclude with the remedy.
1 Basing the practice of medi
cine on logic and demonstration and
no longer on fallable human author
2 That ideas are safer, surer and
better remedies than drugs.
3 That health and disease are both
governed by the same laws and that
conditions for preserving health, ra
tionally applied, are the best condi
tions for the recovery of the sick.
4 That the search with the micro
scope for the cause of disease is ut
terly futile. The cause is an error in
living and errors cannot be seen with
5 Disease is an effect. We must
find and remove the cause or there
can be no permanent cure.
6 The primal cause of disease is
some error in thought, act or feeling
on the part of the patient, nurse, par
ent, guardian, drug, doctor or of so
ciety. It is really the misconception
of truth on the part of one or more
individuals, not germs or micro
organisms. 7 The one universal remedy for
disease is understanding fully and
obeying the law and purpose of our
being. We must overcome "wrong
conditions" by "better modes of liv
ing." The effective cause of bed-wetting
is the retention of waste fluids in the
body which are ejected at the wrong
time and place.
The voluntary removal of same by
bathing should be the first remedial
agent. (Commence first treatment
before retiring for the evening.) '
1 Apply cold hand bath to chest;
wipe dry. 2 Sitz bath. Give cold
water hand bath to parts to be in
volved, then have the patient sit in
warm water until urination occurs;
finish this bath by cold hand bath as
in starting it; wipe dry.
Next let the child retire by lying
it on its abdomen in a well-ventilated
room in which the upper intake is
about double the lower outlet (low
er the upper window 8 inches, raise
the lower window 4 inches); have
him keep the legs extended full
length, and if he goes to sleep eas
ily you have mastered' the case be
fore your time to retire. In case of
a recurrence repeat the bath in the
morning. Discontinue morning bath
if the bed-wetting has ceased. Two
or three days time should be
enough to cure the most obstinate
Give one evening treatment as a
preventative when- needed. Please
report your experience to the Editor
of the Day Book. Best wishes for
yourself and the children's welfare.
David Graham Engler, M. D.t Ph.
D., 1253 Wrightwood av.
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