This section is from the book "Materia Medica And Therapeutics Inorganic Substances", by Charles D. F. Phillips. Also available from Amazon: Materia medica and therapeutics.
In cerebral or spinal meningitis the application of ice is a valuable resource, but if the face be pale, and there be tendency to chilliness and prostration, it is not suitable.
Sunstroke - "Thermic Fever." - When the head is hot, the pupils contracted, the pulse full, and the temperature high, cold packing is decidedly indicated, also cold affusions, especially to the head.