The ancient use of faience in paediatric illness
We examine the treatment of urinary incontinence in Ancient Egypt with faïence in the light of current concerns regarding the treatment of dysfunctional elimination in children with milk of magnesia.
R J Bittle,
C C Bittle, Texas Tech University
Faience, Milk of Magnesia, Ebers Papyrus, Ancient Egyptian Medicine, Urinary Incontinence, Dysfunctional Elimination
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South African Medical Journal 2011;101(6):384-385.
Date submitted: 2010-10-18
Date published: 2011-05-25
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