An Address ON GENERAL PRINCIPLES IN THE TREATMENT OF DISEASES OF THE HEART: Delivered at a Meeting of the Huddersfield Division of the Yorkshire Branch of the British Medical Association

J. Barr
1909 BMJ (Clinical Research Edition)  
rooms; there should be sufficient exercise air; there should be at least one free evacuation daily; all febrile disturbances, especially should receive prompt attention; the digestive tract and the nature of the consideration. The family attendant should frequentlv inculcate the general principles of hygiene, otherwise he will not-have much opportunity of preventing rheumatism, as perhaps the majority of parents are socareless, ignorant, or unobservant that large numbers rheumatism are psssed
more » ... matism are psssed over as "growing pains" perhaps some seriou-s heart lesion is deveAlped. ventive work is often very thankless and unremunerative, and those who attempt it are frequently faddy, meddlesome alarmists, trying to prevent dispases which might never occur, but you will always moral reward of having done your duty. , and, on the other hand, the very spare, active, rather neurotic individuals who. do not over-indulge things of this life; this latter class wears much better, and this knowledge should hbelp YOU in directing your -diet, which should be light and nutritious, with a fair allowance [2521] r Tax B in-MDICALJou xAr.
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