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McCosh, John - Advice to Officers in India (1856).djvu

CONTENTS.

CHAPTER I.
Page.
1. An Outline of India. 2. Government. 3. Civil and Military Establishments. 4. Qualifications and Appointments. 5. Photography. 6. Medical List. 7. Rank. 8. Medical Board. 9. Superintending Surgeon. 10. Surgeons and Assistants. 11. Slowness of Promotion. 12. Subordinate Medical Department. 13. Native Doctors. 14. New Medical College. 15. Native Skill. 16. Medical Literature. 17. Medical Etiquette. 18. Duelling. 19. Pay. 20. Private Practice 1
CHAPTER II.
1. Medical Fund. 2. Military Fund. 3. Orphan Fund. 4. Lawrence Asylum. 5. Lord Clive's Fund. 6. Pensions, Regular. 7. Wound Pensions. 8. Officers Killed in Action. 9. Donation Batta. 10. Investment and Remittance of Money. 11. Debt. 12. Wills and Estates. 13. Furlough. 14. E. I. U. Service Club 25
CHAPTER III.
1. Date of Rank and Pay. 2. Passage. 3. Wardrobe. 4. Instruments. 5. Books. 6. Wife. 7. Embarkation. 8. Pleasures of Exile. 9. Voyage by the Cape of Good Hope. 10. Overland Route. 11. The Peninsular and Oriental Company. 36
CHAPTER IV.
1. Arrival in the Hooghly. 2. Landing at Calcutta. 3. Society. 4. Letters of Introduction.5. Patronage. 6. Servants. 7. General Hospital. 8. Probation of Assistant Surgeons. 9. Ennui and Hypochondriasis. 10. Vis Medicatrix Naturæ. 11.Standard of Health. 12. Indiscretions. 13. Risk of Life 48
CHAPTER V.
1. Climate and Seasons. 2. Of Bengal. 3. Of the N.W. Provinces. 4. Of the Punjaub. 5. Of Burmah. 6. The Rains. 7. Inundation. 8. The Cold Weather 73
CHAPTER VI.
1. Mode of travelling. 2. Boatingon the Ganges. 3. River Steamers. 4. Dawking. 5. Marching. 6. Hotels. 7. Postage. 8. Electric Telegraph 96
CHAPTER VII.
1. Cantonments. 2. European Barracks, 3. Native Barracks. 4. Mode of Life. 5. European Regiment. 6. Soldiers' Gardens. 7. Native Regiment. 8. Importance of Medical Officers. 9. Hospital Attendance. 10. Recruiting. 11. Malingering. 12. General Character of Sepoys. 13. Reliefs  104
CHAPTER VIII.
1. Service in the Field. 2. Rendezvous. 3. Baggage. 4. Line of March. 5. Camp. 6. Foreign Service. 7. Discipline. 8. Routine. 9. Conveyance of Sick. 10. Preparations for Action. 11. Position of Surgeons. 12. Field Hospital. 13. A standing Camp. 14. Exposure of Surgeons. 15. Neglect of Surgeons 126
CHAPTER IX.
1. Economy of Europeans.—Houses. 2. Subterranean Chambers. 3. Effects of Closed Doors. 4. Shrubberies. 5. Furniture. 6. Punkahs. 7. Thermantidotes. 8. Tatties. 9. Fire and Lights. 10. Clothing. 11. Bathing. 12. Diet. 13. Fruits and Vegetables. 14. Drinks. 15. Ice. 16. Smoking. 17. Exercise. 18. Amusements. 19. Domestic Plague. 20. Wild Animals. 21.Earthquakes. 22. Storms and Inundations. 23. Famines. 24. Assassination. 25. Accidents and Offences.—Lightning. 146
CHAPTER X.
1. Civil Stations. 2. Duty and Pay of Civil Surgeons. 3. Prisoners and Jails. 4. Native Character. 5. Education. 6. Seclusion of Females. 7. Worship. 8 Conversion. 9. Easy Circumstances. 10. March of Intellect. 11. Houses. 12. Clothing. 13. Diet. 14. Impure Water. 15. Bathing. 16. Exposure of theDying. 17. Eunuchism. 18. Coolinism. 19. Widowism. 20. Polygamy. 21. Thuggeeism 186
CHAPTER XI.
1. Diseases in General. 2. Catarrh. 3. Calculus. 4, Goitre. 5. Elephantiasis. 6. Leprosy. 7. Cholera. 8. Scurvy. 9. Mahamurry. 10. Predisposing Causes of Disease. 11. Malaria. 12. Marshes. 13. Rice Fields. 14. Tanks, Pools, and Drains. 15. Floating Corpses 214
CHAPTER XII.
1. Sanitaria. 2. The Sick Room. 3. Mental Affections. 4. Love of Change. 5. Medical Certificates. 6. Hill Stations of Bengal. 7. Scenery of the Himalayah. 8. Climate. 9. Darjiling. 10. Nainee-thal. 11. Almorah. 12. Missourie and Landour. 13. Simlah, Subathoo, &c. 14. Murree. 15. Kunawur 235
CHAPTER XIII
1. Neilgherry Hills. 2. Ootacamund. 3. The Lake. 4. Eoutes to Ooty. 5. Climate. 6. Coonoor. 7. Kotagherry. 8. Jackatalla. 9. Mahableshwur Hills. 10. Defects of Hill Climates 265
CHAPTER XIV.
1. Leave to Sea Forms. 2. Precautions. 3. Penang. 4. Malacca. 5. Singapore. 6. Java. 7. Macao. 8. Hong Kong. 9. Canton 276
CHAPTER XV.
1. Ceylon and Mauritius. 2. Mauritius. 3. Cape of Good Hope. 4. Climate and Seasons. 5. Cape Town. 6. Wynberg. 7. Green Point. 8. Kalk Bay. 9. Australia. 10. Syria 289
CHAPTER XVI.
1. The Rail, the Surf, and the Breakwater at Madras 304