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CHAPTER I.—On The Care Which Women Ought To Take,

Preqnanct, With Respect To Their Infant.

On exercise and fatigue—constriction of the body by clothing—nature

of the clothing—alimentation—accidents of pregnancy—blows—falls—

plethora—moral impressions—longings of the mother—diseases of the

mother. Pp. 2—7.

CHAPTER II.— On The Attention Required After Birtii.

Section of the cord—attention to cleanliness—how it may be known if

a woman is able to nurse her child—characteristics of the secretion of

the breasts before delivery—conformation of the breasts. Pp. 7—10.

CHAPTER III.—On Lactation.

On lactation by the mother—method of causing the milk to flow into the

breasts. Lactation by nurses—choice of the nurse—age of the milk—

hair of the nurse—her teeth—gums—character—constitution, and

usual health. On the milk—contains the principal elements of the

food—contains three kinds of matters: caseum, butter, and sugar of

milk—mineral substances—state in which these principles are observed

•—globules of butter—normal matters, but which may be considered

as accidental in the milk—mucus—scales of epithelium—comparison

between the milk and the blood—changes which take place in the milk

after its extraction—acidity—coagulation—cream—butter—variations

in the composition of the milk—according to species, to the individual, to

circumstances. On the milk of women—physical properties—aspect—

odour—taste—specific gravity—chemical analysis—optical analysis—

globules of butter—epithelium—chemical properties—action on litmus

paper—cream—caseum—summary of characteristics. Physiological

modifications of the milk of women—individual modifications—modifica-

tions from the duration of lactation—modifications from sojourn in the

breasts—modifications from alimentary regimen—modifications from the

genital functions—modifications from constitution, temperament, and

age—milk in the normal state—modification of the milk from patho-

logical causes. Changes effected by medicinal or other substances—
changes produced by moral affections—changes caused by diseases—by

pus—by acute and chronic diseases. Quantity of the milk—its microsco-

pical instruments for investigating the qualities of the milk—lactometer—

lactoscope—method of proceeding adopted by MM. Becquerel and

Vernois for its chemical analysis. Of nurses in general—their health—
regimen—exercise—premature return of the catamenia—on diseases of
the nurse—bad habits of the nurse with respect to the child. On
artificial lactation—by the feeding bottle—its inconveniences—mode of
raising children by the feeding bottle—on lactation by means of an
animal. On the regimen of children. On weaning. Pp.10—52.

CHAPTER IV.—On The Habits, Exercise, Sleep, And Rest Of Children.

Pp. 62—54.

CHAPTER V.—On The Clothino. Pp. 54—55.

CHAPTER VI.—On The Toilette And Cleanliness Of Children. Pp.


CHAPTER VII.—On The Influf..nce Of Antecedent And Actual Diseases

Of The Nurse On The Health Of Children.

1st. Influence of antecedent diseases of the mother on the constitution

of her child—immediate action of these diseases—explained by a change

in the milk—richness of the milk—concentration—return to the state

of colostrum—pus in the milk—blood in the milk. 2nd. Immediate

influence of diseases of the nurse, without appreciable alteration of her

milk—in moral emotions—in some acute or septic diseases—in some

chronic diseases and certain cachexite. 3rd. Immediate influence of

diseases of the nurse in consequence of contact with the child—remote

influence of moral and physical affections of the nurse over the health

of the children—on changing the nurse—on the influence of diseases of

the child on the nurse. Aphorisms. Pp. 57—80.

CHAPTER II.—On Anencephalus. Pp. 13S—136.

CHAPTER III.— On Encephalocele, Or Hernia Of The Brain. Pp.

CHAPTER IV.—On Cephalhematoma.

1st. On epicranial cephalhematoma—anatomical lesions—symptoms—

progress—termination—prognosis—treatment. 2nd. On supracraniul

cephaltematoina. 3rd. On intracranial cephaltematoma. Pp. 140—148.

CHAPTER V.—On Amyblia. Pp. 148—149.

CHAPTER VI.—On Htdrorachis Or Spina Bifida.

Treatment. Pp. 149—157.

CHAPTER VII.—On Facial Hemipleoia. Pp. 157—1S9.

CHAPTER VIII.—On Paralysis Of The Deltoid. P. 159.

CHAPTER IX.—On Phreno-olottism Spasm Of The Glottis.

Causes—symptoms—diagnosis—prognosis—pathological anatomy—treat-

ment. Aphorisms. Pp. 160—167.

CHAPTER X.—On The Tetanus Of Children.

Treatment. Pp. 168—172.

CHAPTER XI.—On Chorea. Pp. 172—174.

CHAPTER XII.— On Myogenic Or Essential Paralysis.


nosis— treatment. Pp. 174—183.

CHAPTER XIII.— On Convulsions, Or Eclampsia Of Children At The


Essential convulsions, or eclampsia—causes—symptoms—diagnosis—

prognosis—treatment. Aphorisms. Pp. 183—199.

CHAPTER XIV.—On Symptomatic Convulsions. P. 199.

CHAPTER XV.—On Meningitis.

1st. On granular meningitis. Causes — organic alterations—symptoms—

period of incubation—period of invasion—convulsive period—duration —

terminations—diagnosis—prognosis—treatment. Aphorisms.

2nd. On simple acute meningitis. Pathological anatomy—symptoms—

etiology—terminations—treatment. Pp. 200—229.

CHAPTER XVI.—On Tubercles Of The Brain. Pp. 229—231.

CHAPTER XVII.—On Hydrocephalus.

1st. On acute hydrocephalus.

2nd. On chronic hydrocephalus. Causes—anatomical lesions—symptoms
— progress—terminations — treatment. Pp. 231—245.

CHAPTER XVIII.—On The Apoplexy Op New-born Infants. Pp.
245 — 248.

CHAPTER XIX.—On Hemorrhage Of The Meningitis, Or Meningeal


Causes—anatomical lesions—symptoms—prognosis — diagnosis—treat-

ment. Pp. 249—254.

BOOK III.—On Diseases Of The Nose.

On coryza. Aphorisms. Pp. 254—256.

BOOK IV.—On Diseases Of The Larynx.

Pp. 257—287.

CHAPTER I.—On Croup.

Causes—pathological anatomy—symptoms—progress—complications—

diagnosis—prognosis—treatment. Aphorisms. Pp. 257—280,

CHAPTER II.—On False Croup, Or Stridulous Laryngitis.

Causes—symptoms—diagnosis—prognosis—treatment. Aphorisms. Pp.


CHAPTER III.—On Foreign Bodies In The Larynx. Pp. 284—287.

BOOK V.—On Diseases Of The Thymus.

Thymic asthma—inflammation and suppuration of the thymus. Pp.


BOOK VI.—On Diseases Of The Bronchi And Of The Lungs.

Pp. 289—375.

CHAPTER I.—On Bronchitis.

Causes—pathological anatomy—symptoms—partial bronchitis—general


—treatment—chronic bronchitis. Aphorisms. Pp.289—304.

CHAPTER II.—On Pneumonia.

Causes—lesions—discrete lobular pneumonia—confluent lobular pneu-

monia—lobar pneumonia—chronic pneumonia—granular and tubercular

pneumonia—concomitant lesions—symptoms—granular and tubercular


treatment. Aphorisms. Pp. 304—332.

CHAPTER III.—On Pleurisy.

Primary and secondary pleurisy—symptoms—diagnosis—causes—treat-

ment. Aphorisms. Pp. 332—340.

CHAPTER IV.—On Phthisis.

Fibre-plastic granulations—epithelial granulations—tubercles—acute

and chronic phthisis—symptoms—treatment. Pp. 340—348.

CHAPTER V.—On Hooping Cough.

Causes—pathological anatomy—symptoms—progress—duration—ter-

minations—recurrence—diagnosis—nature—intercurrent diseases—prog-

nosis—treatment. Aphorisms. Pp. 348—369.

CHAPTER VI.—On The Asphyxia Of Infants.

Causes—forms—symptoms—diagnosis—terminations—anatomical lesions

— treatment. Pp. 370 — 375.

BOOK VII.— On Diseases Of The Heart.

Vices of conformation—on the establishment of the independent

circulation—mode of the obliteration of the foetal openings—on the

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