The Care of the consumptive

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Putnam, 1900 - 189 pages

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Page 53 - Dissolve a little isinglass in water, then put half an ounce of freshly ground coffee into a saucepan with one pint of new milk, which should be nearly boiling before the coffee is added, boil both together for three minutes ; clear it by pouring some of it into a cup and dashing it back again, add the isinglass, and leave it to settle on the hob for a few minutes. Beat up an egg in a breakfast cup, and pour the coffee into it ; or, if preferred drink it without the egg.
Page 180 - Nowhere else will the reader find so complete an account of the manipulation of hypnotic suggestions used to cure diseases ; and the preferences of the author do not lead him to lengths which are not fully to be accounted for by his natural enthusiasm and the seductive nature of • his subject.
Page 180 - We do not hesitate in saying that it is one of the best books we have seen. It shows that it is the product of a well-ordered mind." — Medical Journal. KRAFFT-EBING. An Experimental Study in the Domain of Hypnotism.
Page 111 - Mutton or chicken broth with barley or rice in it, or "beef food' ; some bread and butter, and some sago or rice pudding made with milk. (3) A small portion of minced white meat of chicken, turkey, or fish, or minced rare roast-beef, beefsteak, lamb, or mutton ; bread and butter ; a glass of milk.
Page 110 - As a guide for the feeding of a child of from twelve to eighteen months the following diet list may be of service. The numbered menus indicate the choice that the mother may have, alternating them so that the child will not tire of any : Diet from One Year to Eighteen Months. Breakfast (6 to 7 AM). — (i) A glass of milk with stale bread broken in it. (2) Oatmeal, arrowroot, wheaten grits, hominy grits, etc., made into a porridge with milk and well cooked for two hours at least.
Page 110 - Bread moistened with dish-gravy (no fat), beef -tea, or beef-juice (appendix, 22) ; a glass of . milk. (2) Rice or grits moistened in the same way; a glass of milk. (3) A soft-boiled egg and stale bread thinly buttered ; a glass of milk. Rice, sago, or tapioca pudding, or junket, in small quantities...
Page 96 - The fact of possessing one renders those even who are dear to you very terrible at times. You can keep the world out from your front-door, or receive visitors only when you are ready for them ; but those of your own flesh and blood, or of certain grades of intimacy, can come in at the side-door, if they will, at any hour and in any mood. Some of them have a scale of your whole nervous system, and can play all the gamut of your sensibilities in semitones, — touching the naked nervepulps as a pianist...
Page 147 - ... 3. Consequently those forms with which high altitude is likely to prove incompatible are pronounced aortic or mitral stenosis, and regurgitant disease complicated by pleural and pericardial adhesions. 4. On the other hand, patients with uncomplicated regurgitant lesions or arteriosclerosis with or without myocardial changes, may endure low atmospheric pressure without injury.
Page 116 - I transcribe a short passage for you. ' Now we ought to be careful of the health of the inhabitants ; and this will depend, first, on the situation and aspect of the place ; secondly, on the use of good water, the care of which ought to be made a first object. For those things which we use most and oftenest have the greatest influence on health; and water and air are of this nature,
Page 179 - A Text-Book for Training Schools for Nurses. By PM WISE, MD, President of the New York State Lunacy Commission ; Medical Superintendent St. Lawrence State Hospital ; Professor of Psychiatry, University of Vermont, etc. With an introduction by Dr. EDWARD COWLES, Physician-in-Chief and Superintendent McLean Hospital.

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