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The Ladies Dispensatory [electronic resource]: Or, Every Woman Her Own Physician. Treating of the Nature, Causes, and Various Symptoms, of All the Diseases, Infirmities, and Disorders, Natural or Contracted, That Most Peculiarly Affect the Fair Sex, in All Their Different Situations of Life, as Maids, Married Women, and Widows; Under the Following Heads: Of Contracted Weakness, Before Marriage Especially; With Proper Advice Concerning It. Of the Courses, Their Various Irregularities, as Suppreslion, Obstruction, Immoderate Flux, Suppuration, Complication With Other Diseases, &C. Of the Hysteric Disease, or Vapours, and All Hypochondrical Disorders: Also of the Green Sickness, and Furor Uterinus. Of the Whites, the Piles, Relaxations of the Uterus and Fundament, Swellings, Ulcers, and Other Uterine Affections. Of the Generative Parts in a Woman; With an Account of Generation and Conception, and Other Curious Particulars Relating to the Use of the Marriage-Bed. Of Barrenness in Women, and Impotency in Men, in All the Possible Known Circumstances of Either. Of the Management of Women With Child, and the Disorders Attending Pregnancy: Likewise of Moles, False Conception, and Miscarriage. Of the Symptoms Preceding, and Disorders Attending Delivery, Whether Natural, Difficult, or Unnatural; With Particular Directions Regarding the Office of a Midwife. Of the Disorders Consequent Upon Delivery, Both in the Breasts and Elsewhere, Both Those Immediate and Those of Longer Continuance. Of the Management of New-Born Infants, and the Diseases They Are Usually Subject to, From Their Birth Till Four or Five Years of Age. With Variety of Proper Remedies, in Words at Length, Adapted to Each Particular Case, Agreeably to the Best Modern Practice: By the Help of Which Any Maid or Woman, Who Can Read English, May Not Only Come at a True Knowledge of Her Indisposition, But Be Enabled to Cure It Without Applying, or Even Discovering Her Condition, to Any Person Living. Also, a Compleat Index, an Explanation of Difficult Terms, and a Copious Preface, Including a Pathetic Address to All Fashionable Mothers, in Behalf of Themselves and Their Tender Off-Spring

Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
London : printed for James Hodges, at the Looking-Glass on London-Bridge, M.DCC.XL. [1740]
Edition
The second edition
Language
English
Description
xvi, 324, [8] p. ; 12⁰.
Notes
  • The final four leaves contain the 'Index' and 'Difficult terms explained'.
  • Braces in imprint.
  • Reproduction of original from British Library.
Reproduction Notes
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements. Eighteenth century collections online s2009 miunns
Other Forms
Also available in microfilm (click link to determine reel #).
Cited in
English Short Title Catalog, T129160.
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