The Home health handbook; a preliminary guide to self-help and rural medicine /

Other Authors: Allen, Chris, 1951-, Copans, Stuart,, Osgood, David,
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Brattleboro, Vt. : Greene, 1972
Edition: 3d ed.
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Table of Contents:
  • Foreword
  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • The Commune Medic's Guide
  • Common Emergencies Guide
  • Important Medical History Everyone Shouyld Know About Himself
  • First Aid for Wounds and Burns
  • Exposure and Wind Chill Effect
  • First Aid for Poisons
  • Poisons
  • Sanitation for Small Rural Groups
  • Safe Canning (and Freezing)
  • Health and Nutrition
  • Dental Health
  • A People's Herbal
  • Drugs
  • Stress
  • Mental Health Clinics in Vermont
  • Psychological Problems
  • Women's Health: Anatomy
  • Physiology
  • A Woman's Experience of Pregnancy and Childbirth
  • Pregnancy and Childbirth
  • Home Delivery of Babies
  • Home Experience of Childbirth
  • Recording a Birth
  • Breastfeeding
  • Birth Control
  • Abortion
  • A Word About Routine Pediatric Care
  • Communal Diseases
  • Venereal Diseases
  • Hepatitis
  • Safe Use of Farm Equipment
  • How to Minimize Fire Danger
  • Simple Burial
  • Back to the Land: Point
  • Back to the Land: Counterpoint
  • Vermont Laws
  • Some Human Resources in Vermont
  • Appendix I: A Few Things You Can Do as a Beginning
  • Appendix II: Emergency Childbirth
  • Appendix III: Universal Donor Contract
  • Bibliography
  • Index