Cyclopaedia of the Practice of Medicine Volume 19

Cyclopaedia of the Practice of Medicine Volume 19

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1879 edition. Excerpt: ...average; especially is this the case from 25 to 45. Perhaps much of their indoor work is better suited to women than to young men. " The hairdressers, barbers, and wigmakers, the English F iguros, living chiefly in cities, experience, according to these returns, high rates of mortality at all ages; and so do batters. " Shoemakers at all ages, except 20-25 and at advanced ages, experience a rate of mortality below the average. " Tailors, on the contrary, die at rates much above the average. For their health, and for shocmakers, both classes counting more than 300,000 men, much remains to be done. " Bakers experience a mortality very little above the average, and that is chiefly at advancing ages. " Grocers at all ages after 33 experience a low rate of mortality. " The tobacconists, snuff, and tobacco nmnufacturers suffer very much at all the younger ages; indicating clearly enough how prejudicial smoking is to young men. They present a strong contrast at the corresponding ages to tanners and curriers, who are healthy up to 45, and then show signs of suffering. " The earthen.'are manufacture is one of the unhealthiest trades in the country. At the age of joining it is low; but the mortality after the age of 33 approaches double the average; it is excessively high; it exceeds the mortality of publicuns. What can be done to save the men dying so fast in the potteries, and engaged in one of our most useful manufactures? " Among the glass manufacturers the mortality is higher at 25%'? than among the earthenware manufacturers; but it is lower afterwards. " The men engaged in copper manufactures from 20 and upwards experience a mortality somewhat above the average; at 55 to 75 their...
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  • Paperback | 314 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 17mm | 562g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123687921X
  • 9781236879219