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Weak action of the heart and feeble pulse; first sound of heart weak or absent.
The best treatment for this affection is that of a pro ventive character. This consists chiefly in the application, during the fevers which it is likely to follow, of packs, sponge baths, cold compresses, cold enemas, and all other measures which are well known to control abnormal temperature.