Illinois Health News, Volume 3 (Google eBook)

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Illinois State Board of Health, 1917 - Public health
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Page 266 - ... said expenses by issuing and disposing of warrants drawn against and in anticipation of any taxes already levied...
Page 79 - National Board of Medical Examiners will be held in Washington, DC, June 13, 1917. The examination will last about one week. The following states will recognize the certificate of the National Board: Colorado, Delaware, Idaho, Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, New Hampshire, North Dakota and Pennsylvania. Favorable legislation is now pending in twelve of the remaining states. A successful applicant may enter the Reserve Corps of either the Army or Navy without further professional examination,...
Page 154 - Former statements relative to incubation period of poliomyelitis are confirmed, viz: 4 to 14 days, but commonly 7 days. The opinion is also strengthened that this disease is widely prevalent and generally is of the nonparalytic type. The opinion is also strengthened that the infectious agent is transmitted chiefly by contact with a patient or carrier ; however, the exact incident of such contact is often difficult to determine on account of unrecognized forms of the disease.
Page 267 - ... medicines, attendance, and all other aid necessary to effect a cure, and to do all things in and about the treatment and care of persons so afflicted, which will have a tendency to effect a cure of the person or persons afflicted therewith and to stamp out tuberculosis in such district.
Page 74 - The conference at Pittsburgh will continue for one week. Thirtyfive hundred delegates are expected to attend. The president is Frederic Almy, secretary of the Charity Organization Society of Buffalo. The prevention of human distress through the operation of all sorts of agencies has been adopted as the main topic of the meeting.
Page 155 - The committee recommends that unless a special covering and gloves be worn (a) the physician and nurse shall so handle the patient that discharges shall not soil their clothing, special care being taken to prevent droplet infection; (b) the physician and nurse shall thoroughly wash their hands before leaving the premises. Hospitalization. The...
Page 259 - I tried to-day to sit up and stand up straight, to eat slowly, and to attend to toilet and EACH need of my body at its regular time.
Page 156 - Household pets should be excluded from the sickroom. (i) In the presence of poliomyelitis a search for, and a careful examination of, all ill children should be made. All children having fever should be isolated pending the diagnosis. (j) Prompt reporting of all recognized or suspected cases, personally or by telegraph, or by telephone, is essential, in addition to the written report required by law. (k) Weekly reports by state and territorial health authorities should be made to the United States...
Page 79 - THE SECOND EXAMINATION to be given by the National Board of Medical Examiners will be held in Washington, DC, June 13, 1917. The examination will last about one week. The following states will recognize the certificate of the National Board : Colorado, Delaware, Idaho, Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, New Hampshire, North Dakota and Pennsylvania. Favorable legislation is now pending in twelve of the remaining states. A successful...
Page 266 - The county board of the respective counties shall, annually, at the September session, determine the amount of all county taxes to be raised for all purposes. The aggregate amount shall not exceed the rate of seventy-five cents on the one hundred dollars...

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