The Home Medical Library, Volume 5 (of 6)
Free

The Home Medical Library, Volume 5 (of 6)

By Unknown
Free
Book Description
Table of Contents
  • The Home Medical Library
  • Medical Advising Editors
  • Special Contributors
  • The Home Medical Library
  • Contents
    • PART I
    • PART II
    • PART III
  • The Editor's Preface
  • Part I
    • CHAPTER I
      • Adequate Water Supply Important
      • Points to be Borne in Mind
      • Relation of Water to Health
      • How Water Becomes Contaminated
      • An Ample Volume Necessary
      • A Good Pressure Required
      • Collection of Rain Water
      • Quality of Water Obtained from Lakes
      • Strong Winds Dangerous on Lakes
      • The Water of Springs
      • Not all Spring Water Pure
      • Different Kinds of Wells
      • "Water Finders"
      • Definition of "Ground-water Level"
      • Precautions Regarding Wells
      • Character of Water From Deep Wells
      • Laws Regulating Appropriation of Water
    • Adequate Water Supply Important
    • Points to be Borne in Mind
    • Relation of Water to Health
    • How Water Becomes Contaminated
    • An Ample Volume Necessary
    • A Good Pressure Required
    • Collection of Rain Water
    • Quality of Water Obtained from Lakes
    • Strong Winds Dangerous on Lakes
    • The Water of Springs
    • Not all Spring Water Pure
    • Different Kinds of Wells
    • "Water Finders"
    • Definition of "Ground-water Level"
    • Precautions Regarding Wells
    • Character of Water From Deep Wells
    • Laws Regulating Appropriation of Water
    • CHAPTER II
      • Machines for Pumping
      • Windmills Used for Driving Pumps
      • The Use of Engines
      • Advantages of Pumping Engines
      • Expansive Force of Heated Air Utilized
      • Gas and Gasoline Engines
      • Kerosene or Crude Oil as Fuel
      • Steam and Electric Pumps
      • Pumps Worked by Hand
      • Reservoirs and Storage Tanks
      • A Simple Pressure System
      • An Ideal System for a Country House
    • Machines for Pumping
    • Windmills Used for Driving Pumps
    • The Use of Engines
    • Advantages of Pumping Engines
    • Expansive Force of Heated Air Utilized
    • Gas and Gasoline Engines
    • Kerosene or Crude Oil as Fuel
    • Steam and Electric Pumps
    • Pumps Worked by Hand
    • Reservoirs and Storage Tanks
    • A Simple Pressure System
    • An Ideal System for a Country House
    • CHAPTER III
      • Clear Water Often Dangerous
      • Bad-Tasting Water not Always Poisonous
      • Plants Which Pollute Drinking Water
      • A Cheap and Available Remedy for Algæ
      • A Practical Demonstration
      • The Copper-sulphate Method Tested
      • A Prescription for the Copper Cure
      • What the Agricultural Department is Doing
      • Actual Purification Simple
      • Directions for the Copper Cure
      • Cost of the Treatment
      • Effect of Copper Sulphate on Fish
      • Water May be Drunk During Treatment
      • The Use of Copper Tanks
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • Clear Water Often Dangerous
    • Bad-Tasting Water not Always Poisonous
    • Plants Which Pollute Drinking Water
    • A Cheap and Available Remedy for Algæ
    • A Practical Demonstration
    • The Copper-sulphate Method Tested
    • A Prescription for the Copper Cure
    • What the Agricultural Department is Doing
    • Actual Purification Simple
    • Directions for the Copper Cure
    • Cost of the Treatment
    • Effect of Copper Sulphate on Fish
    • Water May be Drunk During Treatment
    • The Use of Copper Tanks
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER IV
      • Mosquitoes Responsible for Yellow Fever
      • Effect of a Mosquito Bite
      • Presence of Mosquitoes Depends Upon Winds
      • Destroy the Larvæ
      • Best Preventive Measures
      • Quantity of Kerosene to be Used
      • Employing Fish to Destroy Larvæ
      • Remarkable Work Accomplished
      • The Campaign on Long Island
      • Investigations in Connecticut
      • A Simple Household Remedy
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • Mosquitoes Responsible for Yellow Fever
    • Effect of a Mosquito Bite
    • Presence of Mosquitoes Depends Upon Winds
    • Destroy the Larvæ
    • Best Preventive Measures
    • Quantity of Kerosene to be Used
    • Employing Fish to Destroy Larvæ
    • Remarkable Work Accomplished
    • The Campaign on Long Island
    • Investigations in Connecticut
    • A Simple Household Remedy
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • Part II
    • CHAPTER I
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER II
      • POISONOUS MUSHROOMS FREQUENTLY MISTAKEN.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • POISONOUS MUSHROOMS FREQUENTLY MISTAKEN.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • Part III
    • Acknowledgment
    • CHAPTER I
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER II
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER III
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER IV
    • CHAPTER V
    • CHAPTER VI
    • CHAPTER VII
    • CHAPTER VIII
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER IX
    • CHAPTER X
      • Physical Disinfectants
      • Gaseous Chemical Disinfectants
      • Chemicals Used as Disinfectants
      • Disinfection of Rooms
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • Physical Disinfectants
    • Gaseous Chemical Disinfectants
    • Chemicals Used as Disinfectants
    • Disinfection of Rooms
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER XI
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • TRANSCRIBER'S NOTE.
    No review for this book yet, be the first to review.
      No comment for this book yet, be the first to comment
      You May Also Like
      Also Available On
      App store smallGoogle play small
      Categories
      Curated Lists
      • Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning (Information Science and Statistics)
        by Christopher M. Bishop
        Data mining
        by I. H. Witten
        The Elements of Statistical Learning: Data Mining, Inference, and Prediction
        by Various
        See more...
      • CK-12 Chemistry
        by Various
        Concept Development Studies in Chemistry
        by John Hutchinson
        An Introduction to Chemistry - Atoms First
        by Mark Bishop
        See more...
      • Microsoft Word - How to Use Advanced Algebra II.doc
        by Jonathan Emmons
        Advanced Algebra II: Activities and Homework
        by Kenny Felder
        de2de
        by
        See more...
      • The Sun Who Lost His Way
        by
        Tania is a Detective
        by Kanika G
        Firenze_s-Light
        by
        See more...
      • Java 3D Programming
        by Daniel Selman
        The Java EE 6 Tutorial
        by Oracle Corporation
        JavaKid811
        by
        See more...