Illinois Health News, Volume 4 (Google eBook)

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Illinois State Board of Health, 1918 - Public health
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Page 15 - Within the next two or three months the second draft will be made, to be followed by other drafts, each of which will require its proportionate number of medical officers. There are at this time on the available list of the Reserve Corps, an insufficient number of officers to meet the demands of this draft.
Page 12 - In sending these samples it should be ascertained that the lot number is the same as that of the ampoules used on patients. The samples sent should, if possible, be accompanied by a brief note stating the approximate body weight and age of the patient, the dose and dilution of the drug given, the symptoms and result; that is, whether fatal or not.
Page 24 - No person, firm, or corporation shall offer for shipment in interstate traffic, and no common carrier shall accept for shipment or transport in interstate traffic any shaving brush or lather brush unless manufactured in accordance with these regulations.
Page 25 - The brush should be soaked for four hours in a 10 per cent solution of formalin (by formalin is meant a 40 per cent solution of formaldehyde). The solution should be kept at a temperature of 110 degrees F. and the brush so agitated as to bring the solution into contact with all hair or bristles.
Page 16 - Army camps and cantonments, boards of officers have been convened for the purpose of examining candidates for commission in the Medical Reserve Corps of the Army. An applicant for the Reserve should apply to the board nearest his home. 5. The requirements for commission in the Medical Reserve Corps are that the applicant be a male citizen of the United States, a graduate of reputable school of medicine, authorized to confer the degree of MD, between the ages of 22 and 55 years of age, and professionally,...
Page 15 - Will you give the department your assistance in obtaining these officers? It is not now a question of a few hundred medical men volunteering for service, but it is a question of the mobilization of the profession that in the large centers of population and at other convenient points as well as at all army camps and cantonments, boards of officers have been convened for the purpose of examining candidates for commission in the Medical Reserve Corps of the Army. An applicant for the Reserve should...
Page 24 - Sec. 40. Shaving brushes or lather brushes shall be made only from hair or bristles known to be free from anthrax spores," "Sec. 41. Unless hair or bristles are known to be free from anthrax spores .before such bristles are made up into shaving or lather brushes, their disinfection shall be accomplished by one of the following methods: (a) by boiling the hair or bristles for not less than three hours...
Page 15 - I am, therefore, appealing to you to bring to the attention of the profession at large the necessity for additional volunteers. So far, the United States has been involved only in the preparatory phase of this war. We are now about to enter upon the active, or the fighting phase, a phase which will make enormous demands upon the resources of the country. The conservation of these resources, especially that of man-power, depends entirely upon an adequate medical service. The morning papers publish...
Page 4 - Bureau in cooperation with the Child Welfare Department of the Woman's Committee of the Council of National Defense.
Page 25 - By boiling the hair or bristles for not less than three hours; (b) by exposing the hair or bristles to steam under not less than 15 pounds gauge pressure for not less than 30 minutes with a preliminary vacuum of not less than 10 inches before turning on the steam ; (c) by exposure to streaming steam for not less than six hours.

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