Get eBOOK The Care of the Consumptive a Consideration of the Scientific Use of Natural Therapeutic, Agencies in the Prevention and Cure of Consumption: Together with a Chapter on Colorado, as a Resort for Invalids
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As clear and practical a way as possible, the rules that should govern the consumptive in the use of fresh air, sunlight, food, rest, and exercise, so that these natural therapeutic agencies can be applied to the best advantage. As these are to-day, and have been from the dawn of medical history, the most efficient in action and durable in effect of any curative methods ever applied for the arrest of consumption, or tubercular disease of the lungs, it is hoped that a few prac tical hints as to their application, compiled from various sources by one who has had ample op portunities of testing their power, may be useful to the invalid or to his physician. But in making them the author does not intend in any way to supplant medical advice. In fact, he considers that the consumptive who is without the careful and constant supervision of a physician is like.
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