Till the Doctor Comes, and How to Help Him (Classic Reprint)

Till the Doctor Comes, and How to Help Him (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Till the Doctor Comes, and How to Help Him IN preparing this little volume for the American public, it has seemed to me not advisable to make any essen tial change in its original plan. Its style is attractive, and I have in many instances done little else than give familiar names in place of those which are less well known in this country. My aim has been to simplify the text, and with this view I have omitted several prescriptions more elaborate than could well be made up in a family, and have struck out several subjects where I thought the risk of delay would be less than that of treatment at non-medical hands. I have added a few short paragraphs on subjects to which our wide extent of country, and our peculiarities of climate, give an every-day importance they do not possess in England. In some few cases where my views of the best treatment have. Differed from the author's, I have substituted such directions as I thought did justice to myself, and would prove of the great est service to those who may consult this book. But I would say to those who learn from these pages how they may well employ the anxious moments till the doctor comes and takes the responsibility upon his shoulders, that 'their thanks are justly due to the English author, much more than to the American Editor. 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 | 104 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 150g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243124120
  • 9780243124121