Management of the organs of digestion, in health and in disease
John W. Parker, 1837 - Digestive organs - 198 pages
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Management of the Organs of Digestion: In Health and in Disease (1837)
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Page xii - THERE is a wisdom in this beyond the rules of physic : a man's own observation, what he finds good of, and what he finds hurt of, is the best physic to preserve health...