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The medical guide, for the use of the clergy, heads of families, and practitioners in medicine and surgery : comprising a practical dispensatory and treatise on the symptoms, causes, prevention, and cure of the diseases incident to the human frame ; with the latest discoveries in medicine
- Reece, Richard, 1775-1831.
The family physician; or, Domestic medical friend : containing plain and practical instructions for the prevention and cure of diseases, according to the newest improvements and discoveries; with a series of chapters on collateral subjects; comprising every thing relative to the theory and principles of the medical art, necessary to be known by the private practitioner; the whole adapted to the use of those heads of families who have not had a classical or medical education
- Thomson, Alexander, M.D.
Nepal; Sherpa porters in the Khumbu, 1986. Well-dressed Sherpa porters prepare for a trekking expedition organised for a party of western vacationists. They will guide, bring up the rear, cook and strike camp. Such expeditions pay cash wages far in excess of anything Sherpas could hope to earn elsewhere and such income is invested in loans, cattle, land, tradeable articles and jewellery. Until the influx of mountaineering expeditions following Hillary's Everest climb (1953), western medicine was unknown in the Khumbu. Distribution of mainly analgesic and antibiotic drugs has led to misuse.
- Carole Reeves