Trials And Triumphs Of An Orphan Girl; Or, The Biography Of Mrs. Deiadamia Chase, Physician And…

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byLuna M. Hammond, Luna M. Hammond Whitney

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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. 1859 edition. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XI.. The Medical Profession--Her first trial in Saton--Oreat success in Ihe Summer complaint in 1848--Public opinion becoming favorable--The case of those who were "heaping coals of fire upon their own heads"--Aid of Phrenology in insanity--Treatment among physicians, favorable and unfavorable--Her rights respected--Clairvoyance--Its benefits--Cases of remarkable cures by itB aid--Conclusion. The Medical Profession, which had ever been the great theme of Mrs. Chase's thoughts, its need of competent females in its ranks, as the physician of her own sex, and of children, was opened to her soon after her arrival at Eaton. Phrenology became the stepping-stone to the practice jn this place, for it was by this means that she came in contact with hundreds who were suffering with disease, many of whom she would not otherwise have met. The first person in the immediate neighborhood for whom she prescribed, was a lady whose head she examined. The lady was suffering under extreme debility and nervousness, while all the physicians she had employed had failed to give any relief. Mrs. Chase described her symptoms and feelings (clairvoyantly) so accurately without a word from the pa tient, that she was astonished, and remarked, "If you can tell so correctly how I feel, can you not give me something that will help me?" Mrs. Chase replied that she " would try her case with these conditions:--that if the lady was not benefited, she would require no pay but if she was, she might pay her what she thought it worth. She prepared a syrup for her, called the Female Friend, (the receipt will be found in the appendix) and with a few directions concerning diet and bathing, the lady was restored to health in a few weeks. With a grateful heart she paid...

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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. 1859 edition. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XI.. The Medical Profession--Her first trial in Saton--Oreat success in Ihe Summer complaint in 1848--...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:108 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.22 inPublished:May 20, 2014Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217650058

ISBN - 13:9780217650052

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