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Medical Brief Volume 25, No. 1; A Monthly Journal of Scientific Medicine and Surgery (Paperback) Loot Price: R1,152
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Medical Brief Volume 25, No. 1; A Monthly Journal of Scientific Medicine and Surgery (Paperback): Books Group
Medical Brief Volume 25, No. 1; A Monthly Journal of Scientific Medicine and Surgery (Paperback): Books Group

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Medical Brief Volume 25, No. 1; A Monthly Journal of Scientific Medicine and Surgery (Paperback)

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1897 Excerpt: ...that were accompanied by suppurative parotitis. The suggestion is made that this might be produced artificially, and Fochier produces abscesses with turpentine, to prevent or modify purulent transformation of pneumonic exudates. Cycling. Any form of exercise or sport which makes serious demands on the attention, on quickness of eye and hand, and on endurance, ought to be taken up by people who have reached middle life, and are engaged in sedentary occupation, only with great circumspection. The lesson has been learnt by Alpine climbers through many bitter experiences. It is pretty generally held by them that most of the fatal accidents in mountain climbing occur through the failure at the critical moment of some man who has taken to mountaineering too late in life, and who is, perhaps, also out of condition. An old dog can not be taught tricks, according to the proverb; and though it is disagreeable to have to realize that we have passed the age when we can excel in a new pastime requiring special skill to avoid accident, and youthful adaptability and elasticity to avoid overstrain, it is the part of wisdom to accept the inevitable. It is said that a first-rate tennis player will remain first-rate for twenty years or more, but no man ever became first-rate who did not begin as a lad, almost as a boy. There is no reason why middleaged men, and even those who have passed middle-age, should not take to cycling; but it should be with a frank recognition of the limitations which age imposes. Great speed, long distances, and hill climbing put a strain upon the constitution, and will find out the weak places--the parts of the system which are aging faster, perhaps, than the rest--the heart, it may be, or the vessels of the brain. So, also, in regard to riding a bi...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: Books Group
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 25mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 498
ISBN-13: 978-1-231-44215-9
Barcode: 9781231442159
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-231-44215-8

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