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Where there is no doctor : a village health care handbook

Author: David Werner; Carol Thuman; Jane Maxwell
Publisher: Palo Alto, Calif., U.S.A. : Hesperian Foundation, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Guides, manuels, etc
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Werner; Carol Thuman; Jane Maxwell
ISBN: 0942364155 9780942364156
OCLC Number: 25592300
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: 29, 446 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Words to the village health worker (brown pages) --
Homes cures and popular beliefs --
Sicknesses that are often confused --
How to examine a sick person --
How to take care of a sick person --
Healing without medicines --
Right and wrong use of modern medicines --
Antibiotics : what they are and how to use them --
How to measure and give medicine --
Instructions and precautions for injections --
First aid --
Nutrition : what to eat to be healthy --
Prevention : how to avoid many sicknesses --
Some very common sicknesses --
Serious illnesses that need special medical attention --
Skin problems --
The eyes --
The teeth, gums and mouth --
The urinary system and the genitals --
Information for mothers and midwives --
Family planning --
having the number of children you want --
Health and sicknesses of children --
Health and sicknesses of older people --
The medicine kit --
The green pages : the uses, dosage, and precautions for medicines --
The blue pages : new information --
Vocabulary : explaining difficult words --
Addresses for teaching materials --
Index (yellow pages).
Other Titles: Donde no hay doctor.
Responsibility: by David Werner with Carol Thuman and Jane Maxwell ; with drawings by David Werner.

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