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. 1797. Excerpt: ... ESSAY VII.. No idea of encouraging domestic quackery, in making a few remarks on the diseases to which pregnant women are most subject.--2. Health and sickness separated by very thin partitions.---3. Different treatment of feverish symptoms in weak and in plethoric habits.--4. Enlargement of, and shooting pains in, the breasts.--5. Breeding sickness---In what cases emetics, bleeding, or opiates may be deemed necessary.---6. Eggs, jellies, aud the like substances, as well as the use of light stomachics advisable in habits of extreme delicacy.--7. Confinement to an horizontal posture recommended, when the stomach is violently disturbed.--»8 Heart-burn---its causes and cure.---9. Complaints in the bowels.--10. Costiveness to be equally attended to.--11. Danger of neglecting the calls of nature--Retroversion of the womb.--12. Its bearing down.--13., Hemark of Dr. Clarke's on the retroverted state of the womb.--14. Stranguary and incontinence of urine.--15. Hysteric and fainting fits.--16. Convulsions.--17 Uterine haemorrhages.--18. Smaller effusions of blood from the passage or from the orifice of the womb.--19. Very opposite modes of treatment to be had recourse to in different cases. 20. Fatal effect of cordials. 21. Summary notice of other complaints. 22. Palpitation of the heart. 23. Irritating inefficacy of blisters, and the quackery of boasted pectorals forthe reliefof a teazing cough and breathlessness. 24. Pains in the back and hips. 25. Attacks of the cholic. 26.Distention and soreness of the abdomen. 27. Dropsies. 28. Cramps and remarkable enlargements of the veins. 29. Swellings of the lower extremities. 30. Strokes of the palsy. 31. How to moderate painful symptoms of the piles, and to prevent their bad consequences.--32, Fluor Albut. 43. Spo...
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