The Symptoms of Inflammation Of The Heart

Weak action of the heart and feeble pulse; first sound of heart weak or absent.

This is an inflammation of the substance of the heart itself. It is a disease of rare occurrence, and most frequently results from the high temperature incident to typhoid and other febrile diseases.

The Treatment of Inflammation Of The Heart

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.