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

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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.
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