The Case-System of Hygiene Volume 7

The Case-System of Hygiene Volume 7

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1916 edition. Excerpt: ...of horses. It kills a great many thousand dollars' worth of horses every year. 2. It is spread from the noses of the horses at common watering troughs. 3. The disease can be prevented by abolishing public and common watering troughs. 4. Once the disease has broken out animals with it should be destroyed. 5. The only people who get it are horsemen. 6. They can avoid the disease by taking precautions when around sick horses; such precautions as keeping the hands clean, and wearing rubber gloves. CHAPTER III THE PREVENTION OF DISEASES WHICH PEOPLE CONTRACT FROM ANIMALS THE PREVENTION OF DISEASES WHICH PEOPLE GET FROM ANIMALS. Case 21. The prevention of malaria. Case 22. The prevention of plague. Case 23. The prevention of typhus fever. CASE NO. 21 Theodore C., aged seven years, at noontime on the seventh of July had a feverish attack and shook all over. He did not go down to the creek and play that afternoon as usual. That night and the next night he slept rather poorly because he was bitten so many times by mosquitoes. On the eighth he was around playing as usual. About ten o'clock on the ninth his mother noticed that he came in and laid down on the sofa. In a little while he began to get red and hot. His teeth chattered. He shook all over. Then he became pale and burst into a cold sweat. He repeated this three times in the next ten minutes and then went to sleep. What do you think is the matter with the boy? DISCUSSION--CASE NO. 21 Chills and fever used to be the name for malaria but they also come at the onset of other diseases. In any such case, the thing to do is to get a doctor. In this case the doctor found the parasites of malaria in the blood as you may see in the illustration. The parasites of malaria are tiny one-cell animals. They get...show more

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  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 77g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236669371
  • 9781236669377