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Image from page 219 of “Before the doctor comes : a ready reference book, giving the symptoms of common diseases, and indicating proper emergency treatment in case of sudden illness or accident pending the physician’s arrival” (1909)

Image from page 219 of “Before the doctor comes : a ready reference book, giving the symptoms of common diseases, and indicating proper emergency treatment in case of sudden illness or accident pending the physician’s arrival” (1909)
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Identifier: beforedoctorcome00craw
Title: Before the doctor comes : a ready reference book, giving the symptoms of common diseases, and indicating proper emergency treatment in case of sudden illness or accident pending the physician’s arrival
Year: 1909 (1900s)
Authors: Crawford, Mary M. (Mary Merritt), b. 1884 Welton, Thurston S. (Thurston Scott), b. 1885
Subjects: Medicine, Popular First aid in illness and injury Medicine
Publisher: New York : The Christian Herald, Louis Klopsch, Proprietor
Contributing Library: Yale University, Cushing/Whitney Medical Library
Digitizing Sponsor: Open Knowledge Commons and Yale University, Cushing/Whitney Medical Library

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If the above symptoms are pres-ent, a physician should be sought, in order that hemay examine the urine and make a positivediagnosis. The treatment is mostly dietetic, cutting outthe main starchy foods, but this should not becarried too far at the expense of the generalhealth. The patient should eat meats of every kind,soups made with meat and without flour; game,poultry, fish, oysters, lobsters, crabs, eggs, butter,cheese, oils, fats, cream, butter-milk, spinach, cel-ery, lettuce, cabbage, tomatoes, asparagus tops,water-cress, string beans, onions, cucumbers,pickles, olives, unsweetened jellies, tea and coffeewithout sugar, carbonated waters, and bread madefrom gluten, bran or almond flour. The foods that should not be eaten are: ordinarybread or flour, sugar, honey, potatoes, parsnips,peas, barley, beans, rice, tapioca, arrowroot,cracked wheat, oatmeal, turnips, beets, corn, car-rots, prunes, grapes, figs, bananas, pears, peaches,watermelons, cantaloupes, chestnuts, chocolate, 212

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1. EMERGENCY SPLINT FOR A 2. EMERGENCY SPLINT FOR A 3. EMERGENCY SPLINT FOR A 4. EMERGENCY SPLINT FOR A BROKEN LEGBROKEN UPPER ARMBROKEN FOREARMBROKEN KNEEPAN GENERAL DISEASES biscuits, pastry, syrups, preserves, sweet wines,and malt liquors. When the patient wishes to sweeten the food,saccharin or glycerin may be used. The hygienic treatment is important. Freshair, daily bathing, and exercise should be regu-larly indulged in. The exercise should be regu-lated according to the patients strength. Avoidover-exertion. The underclothing should be madeof flannel. Most drugs recommended for this condition areuseless, but a competent physician can prescribecertain medicines that will materially aid the gen-eral health of the patient. 12 215 CHAPTER X DISEASES OF THE BLOOD AND HEART Nobmal blood is made up principally of solidbodies (called corpuscles) and a fluid called serum.There are two kinds of blood-corpuscles, namely,red and white. The red corpuscles vary in num-ber from 4,500,000 to 5

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