Safety: Bulletin of the American Museum of Safety, Volumes 6-8

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The Museum, 1918

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Page 172 - With arms held straight, swing forward slowly, so that the weight of your body is gradually brought to bear upon the patient. The shoulder should be directly over the heel of the hand at the end of the forward swing. Do not bend your elbows. This operation should take about two seconds.
Page 171 - Place the palms of the hands on the small of the back with fingers resting on the ribs, the little finger just touching the lowest rib, with the thumb and fingers in a natural position, and the tips of the fingers just out of sight.
Page 173 - Not infrequently the patient, after a temporary recovery of respiration, stops breathing again. The patient must be watched and, if natural breathing stops, artificial respiration should be resumed at once.
Page 173 - Do not give any liquids whatever by mouth until the patient is fully conscious. 8. To avoid strain on the heart when the patient revives, he should be kept lying down and not allowed to stand or sit up. If the doctor has not arrived by the time the patient has revived, he should be given some stimulant, such as one teaspoonful of aromatic spirits of ammonia in a small glass of water or a hot drink of coffee or tea, etc.
Page 172 - ... 6. Continue artificial respiration without interruption until natural breathing is restored; if necessary, four hours or longer, or until a physician declares the patient is dead. 7. As soon as this artificial respiration has been started and while it is being continued an assistant should loosen any tight clothing about the patient's neck, chest, or waist. Keep the patient warm.
Page 172 - Now immediately swing backward so as to remove the pressure completely. (5) After two seconds, swing forward again. Thus repeat deliberately twelve to fifteen times a minute the double movement of compression and release, a complete respiration in four or five seconds.
Page 173 - The patient should be kept warm. (9) Resuscitation should be carried on at the nearest possible point to where the patient received his injuries. He should not be moved from this point until he is breathing normally of his own volition and then moved only in a lying position.

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