An Essay on the Plague: Also a Sketch of a Plan of Internal Police, Proposed as a Means of Preventing the Spreading of the Plague, Should it be Introduced Into this Country

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Meyler, 1801 - Plague - 72 pages
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Page 27 - with most physicians, that eruptive diseases were "ready to be hurt by cold, and that it was therefore necessary to cover up the body very closely, and thereby increase the external heat. We now know that this is a mistaken opinion, that
Page 27 - practice, which formerly prevailed in the case of miliary eruptions, of covering up the body close, and both by external means and internal remedies encouraging the sweatings which accompany this eruption, was highly pernicious, and commonly
Page 27 - that are mentioned above, and I have sometimes had occasion to observe that even the admission of cool air was safe and useful.
Page 27 - the external heat of the body is very generally mischievous, and that several eruptions not only admit, but require the application of cold air. We are
Page 39 - tried largely and steadily, not as if cold. liquor were an indulgence permitted, or allowed, but as a remedy enjoined, on which the principal dependance was
Page 27 - the sweating is not manifestly critical, we should employ all the several means of stopping
Page 37 - could breathe better, his agitated blood became calm, and bathing the morning after in the sea, he was perfectly cured.-*
Page 7 - distinguish the most fatal forms of the disease and under different modifications adhere to all its varieties.
Page 7 - of the functions attributed to the brain and heart are reckoned in a particular manner,
Page 27 - therefore of opinion, that even when a miliary eruption has appeared, in all cases

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