Hygiene of the Nursery

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1898 - 293 pages

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Page 7 - Edited by Louis Starr, MD, Clinical Professor of Diseases of Children in the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania; Physician to the Children's Hospital, Philadelphia.
Page 6 - STARR. The Digestive Organs in Childhood. The Diseases of the Digestive Organs in Infancy and Childhood. With Chapters on the Investigation of Disease and the Management of Children, 2d Edition, Enlarged.
Page 209 - The cows were milked at the unusual and abnormal hours of midnight and noon, and the noon's milking— that which alone was followed by illness— was placed, while hot, in the cans, and then, without any attempt at cooling, carted eight miles during the warmest part of the day in a very hot month.
Page 206 - Cows must not be allowed to drink stagnant water ; but must have free access to pure, fresh water. 4. Cows must not be heated or worried before being milked. 5. The pasture must be free from noxious weeds, and the barn and yard must be kept clean. 6. The udders should be washed, if at all dirty, before the milking.
Page 7 - The Hygiene of the Nursery. Including the General Regimen and Feeding of Infants and Children, and the Domestic Management of the Ordinary Emergencies of Early Life, Massage, etc.
Page 183 - For each portion ; to be given every two hours ; amounting to thirty fluidounces per diem. Diet from the beginning of the third month to the sixth month : — Milk 5 tablespoonfuls. Cream I tablespoonful.
Page 223 - ... and tie a piece of cloth over the top. Place the jar in a pot half full of boiling water, and keep the pot on the fire for four hours, simmering.
Page 120 - One cannot too soon begin to form the good habit of regularity in sleeping hours, and so far as circumstances will admit, the following rules may be enforced: — From birth to the end of the sixth or eighth month, the infant must sleep from...
Page 184 - ... hard and dry, it having been baked by the long-continued heat. This hard mass may be used for infant feeding in the latter part of the first year, but it should not be given more than twice a day. The flour ball is grated fine, and it may then be prepared, according to Starr's rule, as follows: " Rub one teaspoonful of the powder with a tablespoonful of milk into a smooth paste, then add a second tablespoonful of milk, constantly rubbing until a cream-like mixture is obtained. Pour this into...
Page 207 - ... ice water, the water being of the same depth as the milk in the can. It would be well if the water in the tank could be kept flowing, indeed this will be necessary unless ice water is nsed.

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