|BOOKS ON OLD MEDICAL TREATMENTS AND REMEDIES
HOME PHYSICIAN AND ENCYCLOPEDIA OF MEDICINE The biggy of the late 1800's. Clearly shows the massive inroads in medical science and the treatment of disease.
ALCOHOL AND THE HUMAN BODY In fact alcohol was known to be a poison, and considered quite dangerous. Something modern medicine now agrees with. This was known circa 1907. A very impressive scientific book on the subject.
DISEASES OF THE SKIN is a massive book on skin diseases from 1914. Don't be feint hearted though, it's loaded with photos that I found disturbing.
Part of SAVORY'S COMPENDIUM OF DOMESTIC MEDICINE:
19th CENTURY HEALTH MEDICINES AND DRUGS
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DISEASES OF THE LIVER.
The liver is in the popular mind the scapegoat upon which is
laid the responsibility for many of the ailments to which the body
is liable. " Liver complaints " and " biliousness" are the banners
with which any number of patent medicine vendors, " liver pad "
makers, electric belt manufacturers, etc., assail the pockets of the
credulous. The fact is, that in our climate affections of the liver
which occasion appreciable symptoms are comparatively rare,
except as complications of other complaints; primary disease
of the liver itself, limited to the liver, is a by no means frequent
Among the most common affections involving the liver is the
catarrh of the stomach, small intestine and gall ducts, resulting in
the group of symptoms known as " biliousness. " The symptoms
of this affection vary according as the stomach is involved to a
greater or less degree ; there is usually vomiting of a greenish or
yellowish matter, constipation, pain in the head and over the
stomach, a bitter taste in the mouth, possibly a little yellowness of
the eyes or of the skin. Similar symptoms varying somewhat in
details maybe induced by
-Acute Inflammation of the Liver: treatment.
-Abscess of the Liver: symptoms, treatment.
-Chronic Inflammation of the Liver : symptoms, treatment.
-Gin Liver (Cirrhosis of the Liver): symptoms, cause, treatment.
-Hydatit Tumors of the Liver :
Jaundice: cause, symptoms, treatment.
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