Image from page 343 of "Plain home talk about the human system--the habits of men and women--the cause and prevention of disease--our sexual relations and social natures" (1896)
Title: Plain home talk about the human system--the habits of men and women--the cause and prevention of disease--our sexual relations and social natures
Year: 1896 (1890s)
Authors: Foote. Edward B[liss], 1829-1906. [from old catalog]
Subjects: Medicine, Popular Marriage
Publisher: New York : Murray Hill publishing company [etc., etc.]
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
Digitizing Sponsor: The Library of Congress
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bands, and wives are generally quick to observe the signs of failinghealth in one they love, and unfortunately they sometimes undulyalarm the invalid by their expressions of solicitude. In no case is itnecessary for the doctor to do so, even in expressing a candid opinion,as there is a way of pronouncing an unfavorable diagnosis withoutarousing the timidity of the patient. Fortunately for the sick, the practice of medicine has a human-izing effect upon the hearts of men who pursue it. Daily contactwith suffering humanity develops sympathy and liberality, so thateven the mercenary doctor of to day, may in time become tooconsiderate of the health and life of those who consult him, to preyupon their fears. Conclusion. With the close of the foregoing essay we reach not only the endof this chapter, but the termination of Part I. The author hopesthat the reader has been interested and benefited by the perusal of Medical Common Sense thus far, and so trusting, he introducesyou to Part IL 330
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THE ABDOMINAL CAVITY LAID OPEN. The intestines arc mostly removed, showing the descending aorta, A; the ascendingvena cava, Y; the liver raised up, exposing its under surface, L; gall-bladder, G; pan-creas, P; kidneys, K; spleen, S; rectum, E; bladder, Bv P J± RT II. Chronic Diseases: their Causes andSuccessful Treatment. OPENING CHAPTER. CHRONIC DISEASES. HIS portion of Medical Common Sensedesignated as Part Second, will bedevoted to essays on those forms ofdisease usually known by the name ofchronic. To the treatment of chronicaffections the author has given hisundivided personal attention for a period offorty years. Physicians devoted to what iscommonly termed Family practice, are sooccupied with the management of acute disease,they have little patience and less skill if calledupon to remove any thing more than the physicalills which confine their patients to their bed orroom. Consequently, when a person is out ofhealth and yet able to be about, he imagines hemust grin and bear it
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