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pdodd | Friday January 01, 2016

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19th Century Extracts

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In the poster below from 1849, recommendations are made on how to deal with cholera.

Suggestions as to the best mode of guarding against

Cholera

ANY disorder of the Bowels ought to be carefully attended to; a slight delay may be followed by serious consequences. In the early stage of the complaint simple means are found to arrest its progress, and it becomes indispensible to have suitable remedies at hand for administration, without loss of time.  Let diet be a solid rather than fluid kind, and moderate in quantity. Avoid every kind of food likely to relax the bowels – bread insufficiently baked – unripe fruit –meat or fish not perfectly fresh, or pickled fish. Drink no acid beverage; guard against intoxication. Do not lie upon the bare ground, or sleep at night in the open air; and after hard labour, when in perspiration, drink no water or other beverage cold. Keep the feet warm and dry, and wear flannel next the skin. Keep the person and dwelling clean; allow no sinks near the house, and let the rooms be well ventilated. Above all, guard against depression of spirits, depending under Providence on the use of means; for it is well known that those easily alarmed are more...


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