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THE BATH

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DISEASES OF THE SKIN

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THE HYGIENE OF THE SKIN :

A CONCISE SET OF RULES FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF THE SKIN.

Talith Directions for Diet, &se of Wines, Soaps,

Baths, etc.

BY

J. L. MILTON,
SENIOR SURGEON TO ST. JOHN'S HOSPITAL FOR DISEASES

OF THE SKIN, ETC.

A very useful handbook of rules for “keeping the skin in a high state of health,” and hints as to diet, soaps, and dress--all the more useful because this is one of the few matters where every man is his own best physician.'-GRAPHIC.

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DISEASES OF THE SKIN

BY

J. L. MILTON,
SENIOR SURGEON TO ST. JOHN'S HOSPITAL FOR DISEASES OF THE SKIN; LECTURER
ON DISEASES OF THE SKIN: MEMBER OF THE HARVEIAN SOCIETY ; CORRE-
SPONDING MEMBER OF THE NEW YORK DERMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY ; ETC.;

AUTHOR OF THE HYGIENE OF THE SKIN,' ETC.

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PREFACE.

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T has been the author's aim, in the following pages,

to place every reader, who may happen to be suffering from any disease of the skin, in a position to carry out, efficiently and yet economically, even when residing in the country or travelling, the directions given by his medical attendant respecting the use of those baths which form so important a feature in the modern treatment of these affections, and the value of which has been so amply attested, particularly in my own department at St. John's Hospital. Rather more than six years ago I published, in the shape of a brief sketch, now out of print, the results of an extensive series of trials made to determine the best form of apparatus for administering the bath most in request for skin affections —that with simple vapour. During the interval, more than six thousand cases have passed through my hands

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