The Practitioner Volume 16

The Practitioner Volume 16

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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. 1876 edition. Excerpt: ...to see how little they had appreciated, during the vexatious disappointments and weariness of the strife, theground which was gained. This success was won with rudimentary organisations, and, so to speak, rudimentary laws. What then may we not hope for in the near future from organisations and laws approaching more, in several essential particulars, to completeness? We would, therefore, following the example. of Mr. Caxton when addressing his promising son Pisistratus, impress upon medical ofiicers of health " the value of patience as regards man and man. You touch there," continued Mr. Caxton, "on the kernel of the social syst-em-----the secret that justifies the individual and disciplines the million." We do not propose to follow Dr. de Chaumont from lecture to lecture. His book is one that it would be to discredit our readers to suppose that they will not familiarise themselves with it. We would, however, especially commend to their attention his observations on statistics in the concluding lecture. DR. PARKES ON THE PROGRESS OF HYGIENE, _ 1874-75. DR. PARKEs's report on hygiene for the year 1874 and part of l 1875, recently published in the fifteenth volume of the "Army Medical Department Reports," is, as customary, full of interesting matter. After referring to the great effect produced in practical sanitary work in this country by the appointments made under the Public Health Act 1872, and the more important works on hygiene which have appeared within the period to which his report refers, he proceeds to note the additions made during this period to our hygienic knowledge, which appear to him most worthy of note. Dr. Parkes makes a suggestion in his preliminary observations which deserves...show more

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  • Paperback | 188 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 345g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236880064
  • 9781236880062