Breathing bad air
- Alcott, William A. 1798-1859.
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Boston ; New York : George W. Light, 1839.
56 pages ; 19 cm.
"First published in the Library of Health for Aug. and Sept."
Breathing bad air -- Franklin's views of bad air, Anecdote -- Common sense views. Dr. Caspar of Berlin -- Why farming is comparatively healthy -- The atmosphere. Respiration of breathing. Blood -- Carbonic acid gas--its uses and dangers -- Death in wells, mines, caves, &c. -- Death from charcoal -- Black Hole at Calcutta -- Prison ships, slave ships and hospitals -- Improved jails, penitentiaries, school-rooms, &c. -- Mortality of childre -- Directions to mothers -- Important facts in Physiology -- Opinions of Dr. Clark and Thackrah ..
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This material has been provided by the Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine, through the Medical Heritage Library. The original may be consulted at the Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine, Harvard Medical School.
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