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The practical household physician: a cyclopedia of family medicine, surgery, nursing and hygiene, for daily use in the preservation of health and care of the sick and injured : containing a plain description of the parts of the human body and their uses, chapters on "our homes", climate, food, and drink, use of intoxicants and narcotics : special chapters giving important information for every woman, with clear and full information for assisting the skillful efforts of the doctor, and for the treatment of accidents and diseases : arranged for ready reference to enable one to do instantly what can and ought to be done in emergencies to relieve suffering or save life