The seaman's medical friend: a companion to the government medicine chest, and substitute for surgeon or physician on board ship. Containing hints towards preserving the health of a ship's crew, and plain directions for the use of the medicines in the cure of disease and accidents, with full and clear instructions for the treatment of fractures and dislocations. Illustrated by numerous diagrams. Comprising also the scale of medicines, in accordance with the most recent regulations of the Board of Trade, under the Act 17 & 18 Vict., cap. 104
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