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THE WIFE AND MOTHER.

A MEDICAL GUIDE

TO THE CARE OF HER HEALTH AND THE MANAGEMENT

OF HER CHILDREN.
BY ALBERT WESTLAND, M. D.

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1. Duties and Responsibilities of Married Life.
II. Altered Conditions of Life After Marriage.
III. Signs and Symptoms of Pregnancy.
IV. Management of Unpleasant Accompaniments of Pregnancy.
V. Miscarriage: its Causes, Risks, Prevention, and Management.
VI. Premature Confinement.
VII. Preparation for Confinement.
VIII. Confinement.
IX. Convalescence from Confinement.

X. The Mother in Relation to the Infant.
XI. Moral Development of the Child.
XIL General Care of the Child.
XIII. The Nutrition of the Child.
XIV. Physical and Mental Training of the Child:

XV. Some Congenital Defects in Children.
XVI. Hints upon Nursing Children during Illness.
XVII. Some Minor Troubles of the Earlier Months of Infant Life.
XVIII. Some Disorders Associated with the Process of Dentition.
XIX. Common Maladies of Children.

XX. Management of Some Emergencies,
XXI. The Menopause.

From the Philadelphia Medical News.

“A noticeable point about this little volume is the commendable absence of technical terms, as the author plainly states that it is for the use of women who are desirous of fulfilling their proper duties of wives and mothers.' Too often, in works of this class, the readers for whom they are intended are confused and led astray by the multiplicity of words and phrases meant rather for the practitioner than the mother, * Altogether the book fulfills the objects for which it was written, and will materially assist the young married woman in the intelligent performance of new duties.” From the Nurse, Boston.

“The style is easy and fascinating. It should be in the hands of every nurse and married woman.' From the Philadelphia Ledger.

“The information is well presented and the arrangement is entirely satisfactory. No essential has been neglected in the composition of this book, which is well adapted for the intended purpose."

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MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIETETICS

BY

R. W. BURNET, M.D.,

MEMBER OF THE ROYAL COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS OF LONDON; PHYSICIAN

TO THE GREAT NORTHERN CENTRAL HOSPITAL, ETC.

SECOND EDITION.

PHILADELPHIA:

P. BLAKISTON, SON & CO.,

1012 WALNUT STREET.

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PREFACE.

The form that this little book has taken was suggested by the habit, which for a number of years I have followed, of writing out in detail directions for patients.

In carrying out this plan, I have endeavoured to state briefly at the beginning of each section the rationale of the special dietary recommended. To give definiteness to the directions, the hours of taking food and the quantities to be given at each time are stated, as well as the kinds of food most suitable. In many instances there is also added a list of foods and dishes that are unsuitable to the special case.

References are given, where required, to the Recipes for Invalid Cookery, which form the Appendix, and which have all been very carefully selected.

Repetition in the diets will be found to a considerable extent; but this seems to me unavoidable, in view of the fact that, in many instances, what has to be sought for is a simple physiological dietary.

The discussion of food and diet in health is treated exhaustively in several standard works, and I have not touched upon that aspect of the subject, but havo confined

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myself wholly to Clinical Dietetics, with the hope that a small practical manual will be found useful in many cases of illness where a larger work is out of place.

My grateful acknowledgments are due to several friends, and especially to Dr. James Anderson, for valuable suggestions.

R. W. BURNET.

LONDON, 6 UPPER WIMPOLE STREET, W.

December 1890.

PREFACE TO THE SECOND EDITION.

As only fifteen months have elapsed since the first edition of this work was published, I have thought it best to make no material changes in this edition.

Some additions, however, have been made. A short chapter on the dietetic. treatment of Influenza has been inserted, and a number of useful Recipes have been added to the Appendix.

R. W. BURNET.

LONDON, 6 UPPER WIMPOLE STREET, W.

April 1892.

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