Physical and Medical Climate and Meteorology of the West Coast of Africa: With Valuable Hints to Europeans for the Preservation of Health in the Tropics
Churchill, 1867 - 321 pagina's
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Pagina 8 - Diagrams of the Nerves of the Human Body, exhibiting their Origin, Divisions, and Connexions, with their Distribution to the various Regions of the Cutaneous Surface, and to all the Muscles. By WILLIAM H.
Pagina 3 - DR. DANIEL H. TUKE. A MANUAL OF PSYCHOLOGICAL MEDICINE: containing the History, Nosology, Description, Statistics, Diagnosis, Pathology, and Treatment of Insanity. Second Edition. 8vo.
Pagina 4 - MR. ROBERT B. CARTER, MRCS ON THE INFLUENCE OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING IN PREVENTING DISEASES OF THE NERVOUS SYSTEM.
Pagina 19 - Popular and Practical Sketches of Common Morbid States and Conditions bordering on Disease; with Hints for Management, Alleviation, and Cure Crown 8vo.
Pagina 20 - PEACOCK, MD, FRCP ON MALFORMATIONS OF THE HUMAN HEART, with Original Cases and Illustrations. Second Edition. With 8 Plates. 8vo. cloth, 10s. ON SOME OF THE CAUSES AND EFFECTS OF VALVULAR DISEASE OF THE HEART.
Pagina 30 - DR. WILLIAMS, FRS ., PRINCIPLES OF MEDICINE: An Elementary View of the Causes, ,, Nature, Treatment, Diagnosis, and Prognosis, of Disease. With brief Remarks on Hygienics, or the Preservation of Health. The Third Edition. 8vo. cloth, 15s.
Pagina 19 - HOSPITALS, INFIRMARIES/' AND DISPENSARIES; their Construction, Interior Arrangement, and Management, with Descriptions of existing Institutions. With 58 Engravings.
Pagina 8 - DR. DJT FRANCIS. CHANGE OF CLIMATE; considered as a Remedy in Dyspeptic, Pulmonary, and other Chronic Affections; with an Account of the most Eligible Places of Residence for Invalids in Spain, Portugal, Algeria...
Pagina 197 - These things one ought to consider most attentively, and concerning the waters which the inhabitants use, whether they be marshy and soft, or hard, and running from elevated and rocky situations, and then if saltish and unfit for cooking; and the ground, whether it be naked and deficient in water, or wooded and well watered, and whether it lies in a hollow, confined situation, or is elevated and cold; and the mode in which the inhabitants live, and what are their pursuits, whether they are fond of...