Elements of the Theory and Practice of Physic, Vol. 1 of 2 (Classic Reprint)

Elements of the Theory and Practice of Physic, Vol. 1 of 2 (Classic Reprint)

  • Author: George Gregory
  • Type: FB2
  • Pages: none
  • ISBN: none
  • ASIN: 9781333626365
  • Edition Language: English


  • Excerpt from Elements of the Theory and Practice of Physic, Vol.

    1 of 2 The object of the science of medicine is the prevention and the cure of diseases. Download Elements of the Theory and Practice of Physic, Vol. 1 of 2 (Classic Reprint) Though the noxious agents which surround us are numer ous, yet nature supplies, in some measure, the means of preventing and curing their bad effects. Thus the exhalations from putrefying animal matter produce fever; and their disagreeable and horrible stench is a sufficient warning to avoid them: if fever has taken place from this cause, the delirium, and the morbid heat of skin which attend it, inspire an instinctive disposition to plunge into cold water; and the relief produced by it is immediate, and generally certain.

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