Transactions of the American Pediatric Society, Volume 20

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American Pediatric Society., 1909
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Page 7 - How to live ? that is the essential question for us. Not how to live in the mere material sense only, but in the widest sense. The general problem which comprehends every special problem, is — the right ruling of conduct in all directions under all circumstances. In what way to treat the body ; in what way to treat the mind ; in what way to manage our affairs ; in what way to bring up a family ; in what way to behave as a citizen ; in what way to utilize all...
Page 7 - To prepare us for complete living is the function which education has to discharge ; and the only rational mode of judging of any educational course is, to judge in what degree it discharges such function.
Page 174 - It is beyond the scope of this paper to enter into a detailed discussion of these methods and only a few of the salient results will be mentioned here.
Page 150 - God lent His creatures light and air, And waters open to the skies ; Man locks him in a stifling lair, And wonders why his brother dies...
Page 8 - ... the street, and in some cases even tend to augment them. The crowding in the tenements has led to the erection of enormous school buildings, which are also crowded, for in no other way can children in the congested neighborhoods receive the benefits of education. Sitting several hours a day at a desk...
Page 7 - In what way to treat the body ; in what way to treat the mind; in what way to manage our affairs; in what way to bring up a family ; in what way to behave as a citizen ; in what way to utilize all those sources of happiness which nature supplies — how to use all our faculties to the greatest advantage of ourselves and others, how to live completely?
Page 42 - ... an antitoxic property; the positive chemotaxis for polymorphonuclear leucocytes, and the promoted phagocytosis are most definite and constant features; finally, the reduction in the number of diplococci, the change in their staining properties, and the loss of viability speak for a bactericidal power — although it is a question if this may not be explained by the phagocytosis.
Page 138 - ... as clearing houses, can take the place of the large institutions and furnish the doctors and nurses necessary to carrying on the work. A vast field can thus be covered, but the actual work must be done in small units, each represented by a certain district or locality. Belief will thus be instituted along the lines of family life with individual supervision instead of the collective life with institutional methods. The unit of civilization is the family which offers the healthiest physical environment....
Page 70 - The experimenter distinctly states that " dying children, or those who were extremely sick did not as a rule, react to any of the tests.
Page 23 - There remains one more topic to be mentioned. The indications given by the first series of serum-treated cases were to the effect that in the great majority of instances recovery from the disease would be complete. The facts brought out by the far larger series of cases on which this article is based confirm the earlier view which we expressed. The number of complications which arose in them was small, and the only persistent defect noted was deafness. This lamentable condition occurred in a few...

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