This section is from the book "The Home Hand-Book of Domestic Hygiene and Rational Medicine. Volume 2.", by J. H. Kellogg, M.D.. Also available from Amazon: The Home Hand-Book of Domestic Hygiene and Rational Medicine, Volume 2.
Under this head we shall include chiefly those diseases which affect the whole system and which require in consequence general or systemic treatment. For convenience, and as we shall find no better opportunity for so doing, we will first give the proper methods of treatment of what have been already described as primary forms of disease.