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Page 1041 - Dosage may then be reduced to one drop every two hours during the day and every four hours at night. In...
Page 208 - A scruple of gelatine (or a piece two inches square of the flat cake in which it is sold) is soaked for a short time in cold water, and then boiled in half a pint of water until it dissolves about ten or fifteen minutes. To this is added, with constant stirring, and just at the termination of the boiling, the milk and arrowroot, the latter being previously mixed into a paste with a little cold water. After the addition of the milk and arrowroot, and just before the...
Page 378 - ... the vasomotor nerves of the intestines. The main indications are: (1) to empty the stomach and intestine; (2) to neutralize the effect of the poison upon the heart and nervous system; (3) to supply fluid to the blood to make up for the very great drain of the discharges; (4) to reduce the temperature; (5) to treat special symptoms as they arise. For the first indication we must rely upon mechanical means stomach-washing and intestinal irrigation for there is no time to wait for the action...
Page i - Professor of Diseases of Children in the College of Physicians and Surgeons (Columbia University), New York; Attending Physician to the Babies' and Foundling Hospitals, New York ; Consulting Physician to the New York Infant Asylum, Lying-in Hospital, Orthopedic, and Hospital for the Ruptured and Crippled.
Page 214 - The physician should not relax his vigilance in the feeding of a child after the first year has passed. The ideas of the laity in regard to what a child can digest after it has outgrown an exclusive milk diet, are very erroneous. The majority of infants are given solid food too early and in too large quantities. Most of the attacks of indigestion during the second year are directly traceable to such gross dietetic errors.
Page 45 - ... doubt of the truth of the statement that children in the past have suffered much from over-zealous treatment, particularly from drug-giving (and he might well have said, many are still suffering from the misdirected and excessive energy of their doctors). It should be a fundamental principal to never give a dose of medicine without a clear and definite indication.
Page 320 - In the milk feces of nurslings Escherich found two germs ; the one he called bacterium lactis aerogenes (or bacterium aceticum Baginsky) and the other the bacterium coli commune. In the meconium he found proteus vulgaris, streptococcus, coli gracilis, and bacillus subtilis. Number of Stools. The number of stools during the first two weeks is from three to six daily ; after the first month two stools daily is the average, many infants have one, others three stools daily; that is largely due to...
Page 163 - An intellectual city mother who is able to nurse her child successfully for the entire first year is almost a phenomenon.
Page 349 - ... disease, but in the same class of children as soon as the age is reached when other food is added, we find a very marked increase in its frequency. Children among the poor in tenements enjoy immunity from intestinal disease just in proportion as they are nursed at the breast, and just so long as they are so ; but as soon as artificial feeding is begun diarrhceal diseases begin to be prevalent.
Page 183 - ... employees when infectious disease occurs in their families. (4) The taste and quality of the milk are ensured by prescribed and well-considered modes of feeding the cows. (5) Injurious changes in the milk are averted by a well-planned system of cooling the milk from the time it leaves the cow till it reaches the consumer.
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