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G.H. Walker & Company, 1898 - 72 pages
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Page 65 - Let it be done gently but persistently. 5. Apply warmth and friction to extremities. 6. By holding tongue forward, closing the nostrils, and pressing the "Adam's apple" back (so as to' close entrance to stomach), direct inflation may be tried. Take a deep breath and breathe it forcibly into the mouth of patient, compress the chest to expel the air, and repeat the operation. 7. Don't give up! People have been saved after hours of patient, vigorous effort. 8. When breathing begins, get patient into...
Page 65 - Jerk the body a few times. 3. Pull tongue forward, using handkerchief, or pin with string, if necessary. 4. Imitate motion of respiration by alternately compressing and expanding the lower ribs, about twenty times a minute. Alternately raising and lowering the arms from the sides up above the head will stimulate the action of the lungs. Let it be done gently but persistently. 5. Apply warmth and friction to extremities. 6. By holding tongue forward, closing the nostrils, and pressing the "Adam's...
Page 65 - OR SNAKE BITE. Tie cord tight above wound. Suck the wound and cauterize with caustic or white-hot iron at once, or cut out adjoining parts with a sharp knife. Give stimulants, as whiskey, brandy, etc. STINGS OF VENOMOUS INSECTS, ETC. Apply weak ammonia, oil, salt water, or iodine. FAINTING. Place flat on back ; allow fresh air and sprinkle with water. Place head lower than rest of body. TESTS OF DEATH.
Page 65 - BURNS AND SCALDS. Cover with cooking soda and lay wet cloths over it. Whites of eggs and olive oil. Olive oil or linseed oil, plain, or mixed with chalk or whiting.
Page 65 - Empty lungs of water by laying body on its stomach, and lifting it by the middle so that the head hangs down. Jerk the body a few times. 3. . Pull tongue forward, using handkerchief, or pin with string, if necessary. 4. Imitate motion of respiration by alternately compressing and expanding the lower ribs, about fw^nty times a minute.
Page 65 - Stings,, etc. Apply weak ammonia, oil, salt water or iodine. Fainting. Place flat on back ; allow fresh air and sprinkle with water. Tests of Death. Hold mirror to mouth. If living, moisture will gather. Push pin into flesh. If dead the hole will remain, if alive it will close up. Cinders in the Eye. Roll soft paper up like a lamp lighter and wet the tip to remove, or use a medicine dropper to draw it out. Rub the other eye.
Page 66 - CINDERS IN THE EYE. Roll soft paper up like a lamplighter, and wet the tip to remove, or use a medicine dropper to draw it out. Rub the other eye. FIRE IN ONE'S CLOTHING. Don't run — especially not downstairs or out-of-doors. Roll on carpet, or wrap in woolen rug or blanket. Keep the head down, so as not to inhale flame. FIRE FROM KEROSENE.
Page 66 - Don't run,— especially not down stairs or out of doors. Roll on carpet, or wrap in woolen rug or blanket. Keep the head down, so as not to inhale flame. Fire in a Building. Crawl on the floor. The clearest air is the lowest in the room. Cover head with a woolen wrap, wet if possible.
Page 65 - CINDERS IN THE EYE —Roll soft paper up like a lamplighter, and wet the tip to remove, or use a medicine dropper to draw it out. Rub the other eye. FIRE IN ONE'S CLOTHING.- Don't run— especially not downstairs or out-of-doors. Roll on carpet, or wrap in woolen rug or blanket. Keep the head down, so as not to inhale flame. FIRE IN A BUILDING.— Crawl on the floor. The clearest air is the lowest in the room. Cover head with woolen wrap, wet if possible.

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