Chapter 20 - Hydropathic Treatment
Processes of Hydropathic Treatment
Different Baths
Sea Bathing
Injections
Rules for Using Water
Wet Bandages and Compresses
Wet Sheet Pack
Wet Dress
Half Pack
Folded Wet Sheet
Rubbing Wet Sheet
Douche
Shower
Cataract
Hose
Pail Douche
Wave
Half Bath
Plunge
Head
Leg
Sitz
Wash Tub
Sponge
Wash Down
Foot
Nose
Eye and Ear and Mouth Baths
Oral Bath
Fletcherism

20.15 Hose

The Hose Bath. THROUGH the modem improvements in India rubber, gutta-percha, leather, etc., it is easy, whenever there is a small fall or head of water, to arrange what is called a hose bath. It is in principle a douche, with the additional advantage that it can be made to act upon any part of the body, and from whatever direction we choose. Rightly applied, the hose bath is a valuable remedy. (Fig. 190.)



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