The Works of Aristotle the Famous Philosopher Containing his Complete Masterpiece and Family Physician; his Experienced Midwife, his Book of Problems and his Remarks on Physiognomy
THE WORKS OF ARISTOTLE THE FAMOUS PHILOSOPHER
Containing his Complete Masterpiece and Family Physician; his Experienced Midwife, his Book of Problems and his Remarks on Physiognomy
COMPLETE EDITION, WITH ENGRAVINGS
THE MIDWIFE'S VADE-MECUM
PARTICULAR DIRECTIONS FOR MIDWIVES, NURSES, ETC.
SOME GENUINE RECIPES FOR CAUSING SPEEDY DELIVERY.
APPROVED DIRECTIONS FOR NURSES.
PART I—BOOK I
OF THE IMMORTALITY OF THE SOUL
SIGNS OF BARRENNESS.
A PRIVATE LOOKING-GLASS FOR THE FEMALE SEX
SIGNS TAKEN FROM THE URINE.
SIGNS TAKEN FROM THE SEX, TO SHOW WHETHER IT BE A MALE OR FEMALE.
THE FAMILY PHYSICIAN
BEING CHOICE AND APPROVED REMEDIES FOR SEVERAL DISEASES INCIDENTAL TO HUMAN BODIES
For the Apoplexy.
A Powder for the Epilepsy or Falling Sickness.
For a Headache of Long Standing.
For Spitting of Blood.
For a Looseness.
For the Bloody Flux.
For an Inflammation of the Lungs.
An Ointment for the Pleurisy.
An Ointment for the Itch.
For Running Scab.
For Worms in Children.
For Fevers in Children.
A Quieting Night-Draught, when the Cough is Violent.
An Electuary for the Dropsy.
For a Tympany Dropsy.
For an Inward Bleeding.
WHEN YOU FIND
THE EXPERIENCED MIDWIFE
A GUIDE TO CHILDBEARING WOMEN
SECTION I.—Of the Womb.
SECT. II.—Of the difference between the ancient and modern Physicians, touching the woman's contributing seed for the Formation of the Child.
SECTION I.—What Conception is, and the qualifications requisite thereto.
SECT. II.—How a Woman ought to order herself after Conception.
Rules for the First Two Months.
Let her observe the following rules.
Rules for the Third Month.
Rules for the Fourth Month.
Rules for the Fifth, Sixth and Seventh Months.
Rules for the Eighth Month.
Rules for the Ninth Month.
SECTION I.—Of the Parts proper to a Child in the Womb.
Of the Umbilicars, or Navel Vessels.
Of the Secundine or After-birth.
SECT. II.—Of the Formation of the Child in the Womb.
SECT. III.—Of the manner of the Child's lying in the Womb.
SECTION I.—The Signs of the true Time of a Woman's Labour.
SECT. II.—How a Woman ought to be ordered when the time of her labour is come.
An Ointment For the Navel.
SECTION I.—What Natural Labour is.
SECT. II.—Of the Cutting of the Child's Navel String.
SECT. III.—How to bring away the After-burden.
SECT. IV.—Of Laborious and Difficult Labours and how the Midwife is to proceed therein.
SECT. V.—Of Women labouring of a dead Child.
SECTION I.—How to deliver a Woman of a Dead Child by Manual Operation.
SECT. II.—How a Woman must be Delivered when the Child's Feet come first.
SECT. III.—How to bring away the Head of the Child, when separated from the Body, and left behind in the Womb.
SECT. IV.—How to deliver a Woman when the child's head is presented to the birth.
SECT. V.—How to Deliver a Woman when the Child presents one or both Hands together with the Head.
SECT. VI.—How a Woman ought to be delivered, when the Hands and Feet of the Infant come together.
SECT. VII.—How a Woman should be delivered that has twins, which present themselves in different postures.
SECTION I.—How a Woman newly Delivered ought to be ordered.
SECT. II.—How to remedy those Accidents which a Lying-in Woman is subject to.
A Liniment to Scatter and Dissipate the Milk.
SECTION I.—Of Gripes and Pains in the, Bellies of Young Children.
SECT. II.—Of Weakness In Newly-born Infants.
SECT. III.—Of the Fundament being closed up in a newly-born Infant.
SECT. IV.—Of the Thrush, or Ulcers In the Mouth of the Infant.
SECT. V.—Of Pains in the Ears, Inflammation, Moisture, etc.
SECT. VI.—Of Redness and Inflammation of the Buttocks, Groin and the Thighs of a Young Child.
SECT. VII.—Of Vomiting in Young Children.
SECT. VIII—Of Breeding Teeth in Young Children.
SECT. IX.—Of the Flux of the Betty, or Looseness in Infants.
SECT. X.—Of the Epilepsy and Convulsions in Children.
PROPER AND SAFE REMEDIES FOR CURING ALL THOSE DISTEMPERS THAT ARE PECULIAR TO THE FEMALE SEX AND ESPECIALLY THOSE OBSERVATIONS TO BEARING OF CHILDREN
SECTION I.—Of Barrenness in General.
SECT. II.—Signs and Causes of Insufficiency in Men.
SECT. III.—Signs and Causes of Insufficiency or Barrenness in Women.
Some apparent Remedy against Barrenness and to cause Fruitfulness.
A Confection very good against Barrenness.
SECTION I.—Of the Hot Distemper of the Womb.
SECT. II.—Of the Cold Distempers of the Womb.
SECT. III.—Of the Inflation of the Womb.
SECT. IV.—Of the Straitness of the Womb and its Vessels.
SECT. V.—Of the falling of the Womb.
SECTION I.—Of Women's Monthly Courses in General.
SECT. II.—Of the Terms coming out of order, either before or after the usual Time.
Remedies for Diseases in Women's Paps.
Receipt for Procuring Milk.
Directions for Drawing of Blood.
PART III ARISTOTLE'S BOOK OF PROBLEMS WITH OTHER ASTROMER, ASTROLOGERS AND PHYSICIANS, CONCERNING THE STATE OF MAN'S BODY.
Of the Head.
Of the Eyes.
Of the Nose.
Of the Ears.
Of the Mouth.
Of the Teeth.
Of the Tongue.
Of the Roof of the Mouth.
Of the Neck.
Of the Shoulders and Arms.
Of the Hands.
Of the Nails.
Of the Paps and Dugs.
Of the Back.
Of the Heart.
Of the Stomach.
Of the Blood.
Of the Urine.
Of the Gall and Spleen.
Of Carnal Copulation.
Of the Seed of Man and Beasts.
Of the Child in the Womb.
Of Abortion and Untimely Birth.
Of Divers Matters.
THE PROBLEMS OF MARCUS ANTONINUS SANCTIPERTIAS
THE PROBLEMS OF ALEXANDER APHRODISEUS
PART IV DISPLAYING THE SECRETS OF NATURE RELATING TO PHYSIOGNOMY
SECTION 1.—Of Physiognomy, showing what it is, and whence it is derived.
Of Crooked and Deformed Persons.
Of the divers Manners of going, and particular Posture both of Men and Women.
Of the Gait or Motion in Men and Women.
Judgment drawn from the Stature of Man.
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