St. Louis Courier of Medicine, Volume 32

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Medical Journal and Library Association of the Mississippi Valley, 1905

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Page 255 - Professor of Therapeutics and Materia Medica in the Jefferson Medical College of Philadelphia; Physician to...
Page 253 - A. EDWARD DAVIS, AM, M. D., Professor of Diseases of the Eye in the New York Postgraduate Medical School; Fellow of the New York Academy of Medicine.
Page 255 - Professor of Diseases of the Eye and Ear in the New York Post-graduate Medical School; formerly President of the New York Academy of Medicine, etc., and A. Edward Davis, AM, MD, Professor of Diseases of the Eye...
Page 383 - A Text-Book of Practical Therapeutics; A Text-Book of Practical Diagnosis, etc. In one very handsome octavo volume of 1120 pages. with 129 engravings and 10 fullpage plates in colors and monochrome. Cloth, $5.00, net; leather, $6.00, net; half morocco, $6.50, net. Lea Brothers & Co., Philadelphia and New York, 1905.
Page 137 - Extreme prosecution and fanatical laws will do little good. From early childhood the dangers of intemperance and its fearful consequences should be taught. In schools and at home the drunkard should be pictured as the most unhappy of all mortals. While the very moderate use of feeble alcoholic...
Page 134 - The most common modes of infection during early childhood are, perhaps, the following : The consumptive mother caresses the child and kisses it on the mouth ; she prepares the food, tasting it to judge its temperature and flavor through the same rubber nipple, or with the same spoon the child uses, and thus unconsciously conveys the germs of the disease from her own mouth to that of the child.
Page 134 - ... may only take place in later years, when the origin will not be thought of. Again, the little child touches everything it can take hold of, infecting its fingers thoroughly, and by putting them in its mouth tuberculosis by ingestion may result and gradually develop into consumption of the bowels. Lastly, should the child's nails be neglected it may scratch itself with the infected fingers, and thus inoculate its system with the disease. Tuberculosis of the skin, or lupus, may result from such...
Page 135 - Do not put your fingers into your mouth. Do not pick your nose or wipe it on your hand or sleeve. Do not wet your fingers in your mouth when turning the leaves of books. Do not put pencils in your mouth or wet them with your lips. Do not hold money in your mouth.
Page 295 - And the said party of the second part agrees to pay to the party of the first part the rent as above stated, except when said premises are untenantable by reason of fire, or from any other cause than the carelessness of the party of the second part, or persons family, or in employ, or by superior force and inevitable necessity.
Page 131 - A handkerchief should never be used as a receptacle for sputum. Patients who are too sick to make use of light porcelain or aluminum cups, should have a number of moist rags within easy reach. Care should be taken that the rags always remain moist, and that the used ones are burned before they have a chance to dry. The paper spit-cups with their contents should, of course, also be destroyed by fire. There will always...

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