Report, Volume 8

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1881/82-1882/83, 1936/38- include also the registration reports for 1881-1882, 1936/37-


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Page 105 - Every dead body must be accompanied by a person in charge, who must be provided with a passage ticket and also present a full first-class ticket marked "Corpse...
Page 140 - Precious time is wasted, and the patient may be fatally chilled by exposure of the naked body, even in summer. Give all your attention and effort to restore breathing by forcing air into, and out of, the lungs. If the breathing has just ceased, a smart slap on the face, or a vigorous twist of the hair will sometimes start it again, and may be tried incidentally, as may, also, pressing the finger upon the root of the tongue.
Page 105 - ... a strong coffin or casket encased in a hermetically sealed (soldered) zinc, copper, or tin case, and all enclosed in a strong outside wooden box of material not less than one inch thick. In all cases the outside box must be provided with four iron chest handles.
Page 142 - Do NOT GIVE UP TOO SOON. You are working for life. Any time within two hours you may be on the very threshold of success without there being any sign of it.
Page 141 - ... the root of the tongue. Before natural breathing is fully restored, do not let the patient lie on his back unless some person holds the tongue forward. The tongue, by falling back, may close the windpipe, and cause fatal choking.
Page 165 - It is during childhood, however, that the greatest successes of physical culture are to be noted, and it is not difficult to understand why this should be the case. All the conditions are at that time favorable for development. The bones and cartilages forming the framework of the chest contain a minimum amount of earthy material, and consequently are extremely pliable. The muscles are undergoing a formative process, and consequently are readily responsive to stimulus and capable of attaining a higher...
Page 349 - The following conclusions were presented: 1, and emphatically, that milk from cows affected with tuberculosis in any part of the body may contain the virus of the disease ; 2, that the virus is present, whether there is disease of the udder or not; 3, that there is no ground for the assertion that there must be a lesion of the udder...
Page 105 - RULE 2. The bodies of those who have died of Diphtheria, Anthrax, Scarlet Fever, Puerperal Fever, Typhoid Fever, Erysipelas, Measles, and other contagious, infectious, or communicable diseases must be wrapped in a sheet thoroughly saturated with a strong solution of bi-chloride of mercury, in the proportion of one ounce of bi-chloride of mercury to a gallon of water ; and encased in an air-tight zinc...
Page 196 - Whoever may read it can have confidence in the soundness of its teachings, and cannot fail to be instructed in the art of cooking by its plain precepts, founded as they are upon the correct application of the scientific principles of chemistry and physiology to the proper preparation of food for man.
Page 105 - RULE 4. The bodies of persons dead of diseases that are not contagious, infectious or communicable may be received for transportation to local points in same...

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