Care Of The Consumptive

Paperback | February 1, 2012

byCharles Fox Gardiner

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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. 1900. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XI COLORADO Now we ought to be careful of the health of the inhabitants; and this will depend, first, on the situation and aspect of the place; secondly, on the use of good water, the care of which ought to be made a first object. For those things which we use most and oftenest have the greatest influence on health; and water and air are of this nature. Aristotle. IN the following pages I have endeavored to the best of my ability to explain, in as clear and non-scientific a manner as possible, the methods to be employed and cautious to be observed by those pulmonary invalids who are seeking health in the high, dry plateaux near the Rocky Mountains. I have treated quite a number of invalids during my sixteen years in Colorado, and I have been more than once greatly surprised at the general ignorance displayed, by even the most intelligent and cultivated people, on Ignorance on the subject the subject of climatic treatment, an o imate ignorance which, alas, often defeats the most powerful and beneficial climatic influences. An observation by Dr. Rush, written in 1793, on the value of climatic treatment, gives a pregnant example of this: "A change of climate must not be expected to produce its full effect in less than two years. A medical attendant must accompany the patient, if possible, to prevent his losing time in the pursuit of all sorts of remedies that will be recommended to him." Colorado's 1 area is over 100,000 square miles, nearly twice that of all New England. Of this region, the eastern part, one third of the entire State, is a The state rolling plain, the eastern border of which is in Outline 3500 feet, and the western, where it touches Plains the foothills, 4000 to 6000 feet above sea-level. The mountain system which covers the western...

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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. 1900. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XI COLORADO Now we ought to be careful of the health of the inhabitants; and this will depend, first, on the situation...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:42 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.09 inPublished:February 1, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217114016

ISBN - 13:9780217114011

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