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Poor man's doctor


subjects: patent medicines, medical receipts,

  • 1. The poor man's doctor; or extracts from eminent physicians' writings; shewing the nature and general principles of cure of all chronic diseases to which the human body is subject; in plain and easy language that may be understood by the meanest capacities, so that every one may become their own doctor with ease and pleasure. To which are added fifty-two excellent and most approved receipts and prescriptions, from Dr. Graham's "Domestic medicine"; Thomson's "London dispensatory"; and other physicians' writings: consisting of pills, powders, mixtures, draughts, eye-waters, embrocations, lotions, gargles, ointments, plasters, &c., with particular directions under each. Some practical observations on "toothache", with several good local remedies; the means of preventing and checking the progress of "typhus", and all other infectious fevers; and a description of the virtues and effects of "Rose's strengthening pills"; by W. Rose.
    15.5 x 10.5 cm   Pp [i-iii] iv-ix [x] [11] 12-48   1s
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