Title: Indigestion: What It Is; What It Leads To; and A New Method of Treating It
Author: John Beadnell Gill
Description: Third Edition, 1883. Brown, blind ruled cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Light wear to boards; spine shows some spotting and soiling; bottom corners pushed. Bit of foxing to front matter. viii, 232 pp. 6.75 x 4.5 inches. I
ndigestion, which was first published in 1880, is an review of the malady and the various known methods of treating it. It looks at symptoms, chronic conditions, and its separate manifestations in adults, youth, and infants. Various methods of treating it are discussed, including diet, baths, mental occupation, hygiene, drugs, galvanism (application of electrical current), inhalation of oxygen gas, surgical interference, change of scenery, clothing, social mixing, cultivation of music, and sunbathing. About ninety pages describe many cases that Dr. Gill had seen, describing their individual condition, the treatment prescribed, and the results.
John Beadnell Gill (1835-1883) was a member of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, and had served as surgeon for Dover Hospital and as a physician at the Folkestone Dispensary and Infirmary. His last residence and place of practice was Canterbury.
Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: None
Publisher: P. Blakiston, Son & Co.
Keywords: medical, health, wellness, 1880's, antique, indigestion, digestion, dyspepsia, English doctors,
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