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September 28, 1895

Hayem and Hare's Physical and Natural Therapeuties. Physical and Natural Therapeutics. The Remedial Use of Heat, Electricity, Modifications of Atmospheric Pressure, Climates and Mineral Waters

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By George Hayem, M.D., Professor of Clinical Medicine in the Faculty of Medicine of Paris. Edited with the assent of the author, by Hobart Amory Hare, M.D., Professor of Therapeutics in the Jefferson Medical College of Philadelphia. In one handsome octavo volume of 414 pages with 113 engravings. Cloth, $3. Philadelphia: Lea Brothers & Co., Publishers. 1895.

JAMA. 1895;XXV(13):552. doi:10.1001/jama.1895.02430390038020

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Abstract

Dr. Hayem, the author, is not only Professor of Clinical Medicine in the Faculty of Medicine of Paris, but is also the editor of the Revue des Sciences Medicales and, as such, he is well known on both sides of the Atlantic.

This book will be found very useful to practitioners, not only as a work of general information on the subject, but for reference in the treatment of cases in which the benefit of mineral waters or change of climate is desired. Dr. Hare, who has edited this book, has so clearly set forth its objects and aims in the preface that we quote it: "Every practicing physician constantly sees cases which should be sent to health resorts and thereby gain the benefits of mineral waters or of change of climate." He sets forth clearly remedial measures, such as the application of heat and cold baths, and says that

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