The total number of patients treated at the Centre was 567. Of these 23 were treated as indoor patients, on account of their serious condition. One delivery case of a woman was also successfully treated. Ten minor operations were performed. Other patients were treated as outdoor patients by giving them enema, bath, hip bath etc. and were asked to observe certain dietetic restrictions at home. Out of the above total number of patients about 300 might have taken full treatment till they were completely cured; others left the treatment, when they found that we gave no medicines, or put restriction on their diet.
The treatment includes plain water enema, hip bath, simple bath, cold or warm pack, mud pack along with regulation of diet. The latter includes lemon juice, honey, oranges and other acid fruits, soaked and germinated beans and nuts, salads, sweet fruits etc. Cooked food includes bhakri or chapati and vegetables without salt, chillies and spices, purnanna roti and khichadi are also used at times. Curds and buttermilk are freely used as one time meal when necessary.
The daily expenditure per patient on an average ranges from 8 annas minimum to 2 rupees maximum according to the circumstances and the financial condition of the patient.
Classification of the Diseases Treated
|Malaria-enlarged spleen||58||Round Worms||5|
|Fever (Ordinary)||39||Acid Dyspepsia||4|
|Ringworm||8||Dog-bite not rabid||1|