Archives of Pediatrics, Vol. 18

Archives of Pediatrics, Vol. 18 : A Monthly Journal Devoted to the Diseases of Infants and Children; January to December, 1901 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Archives of Pediatrics, Vol. 18: A Monthly Journal Devoted to the Diseases of Infants and Children; January to December, 1901 The subject of this record, a girl, was born August 14, 1899. At birth she was smaller than the average, but well developed, of an estimated weight of six pounds, and thought by the mother to be about two weeks premature. The breast was readily taken every six hours the first day and every four hours the second. Boiled water was given every two hours when the child was not nursed. The mother's temperature did not exceed 100 F. At any time and her bowels were moved by a laxative on the second day. The third day the milk flow was established abundantly, but it was reported that the baby vomited freely in from five to twenty minutes after each nursing, bringing up scarcely altered milk and some mucus. The nurse thought the baby had spit up a little Since birth. During the previous night the baby had been blue and cold, which conditions had been overcome with hot bottles. The mother's bowels were again moved by one ounce of castor oil. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 976 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 49mm | 1,279g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243315880
  • 9780243315888