Cyclopędia of the Practice of Medicine, Volume 19

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W. Wood, 1879 - Medicine
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Page 144 - States shall be deemed to be the "master" thereof; and every person (apprentices excepted) who shall be employed or engaged to serve in any capacity on board the same shall be deemed and taken to be a "seaman...
Page 301 - In commenting upon this fact, the chief medical officer reports that " the novel and most important conclusion suggests itself that the drying of soil, which has in most cases accompanied the laying of main sewers in the improved towns, has led to the diminution, more or less considerable, of phthisis.
Page 301 - A residence on or near a damp soil, whether that dampness be inherent in the soil itself, or caused by percolation from adjacent ponds, rivers, meadows, marshes or springy soils, is one of the primal causes of consumption in Massachusetts, probably in New England, and possibly in other portions of the globe. Second. Consumption can be checked in its career, and possibly, nay probably, prevented in some instances, by attention to this law.
Page 566 - The distribution of near-sightedness chiefly in the cultivated ranks points directly to its principal cause: tension of the eyes for near objects.
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Page 166 - ... deck, for each passenger, at least twenty pounds of good navy bread, fifteen pounds of rice, fifteen pounds of oatmeal, ten pounds of wheat flour, fifteen pounds of peas and beans, twenty pounds of potatoes, one pint of vinegar, sixty gallons of fresh water, ten pounds of...
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Page 423 - ... to such disease, shall be at once confined in some secure place for such length of time as to show that such exposure has not given such animal said disease, and so as to avoid all danger to life or health. And the dead body of any animal that died of such disease shall be at once, by such person, buried not less than three feet under ground, at some place not within one thousand feet of any residence.
Page 215 - Appendix B to the Report of the Commissioners, appointed to inquire into the condition of the metal mines of Great Britain, with reference to the health and safety of the persons employed in such mines.
Page 166 - ... together with fourteen ounces of biscuit, one-quarter of an ounce of tea, or one ounce of coffee * or cocoa...

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