Physiology and Hygiene (Google eBook)

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American Book Company, 1906 - Physiology - 332 pages
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Page 188 - Rub the limbs upward, with firm pressure and with energy. (The object being to aid the return of venous blood to the heart.) 8th.
Page 227 - Membranes of the Brain and Spinal Cord. The Brain and Spinal Cord are enveloped in three membranes (1) the Dura Mater, (2) the Arachnoid, (3) the Pia Mater.
Page 188 - When the prone position is resumed, make a uniform and efficient pressure along the spine, removing the pressure immediately, before rotation on the side. (The pressure augments the expiration, the rotation commences inspiration.) Continue these measures.
Page 187 - Treat the patient instantly on the spot, in the open air, freely exposing the face, neck, and chest to the breeze, except in severe weather.
Page 188 - ... this cavity is compressed by the weight of the body, and expiration takes place; when he is turned on the side, this pressure is removed, and inspiration occurs.
Page 187 - Make the face warm by brisk friction ; then dash cold water upon it. 5th. If not successful, lose no time ; but, to imitate respiration, place the patient on his face, and turn the body gently, but completely on the side, and a little beyond; then again on the face, and so on, alternately. Repeat these movements deliberately and perseveringly, f/teen times only in a minute.
Page 140 - ... vowel, sometimes as a consonant. It is a consonant at the beginning of words, in which cases it is produced by the emission of breath, whilst the root of the tongue is brought into contact with the hinder part of the palate, and nearly in the position into which the close g- brings it, only a greater part of the tongue is pressed against the roof of the mouth. It has, in this case, the same sound with the German )', or the g in some parts of Germany.
Page 187 - In order to clear the throat, place the patient gently on the face, with one wrist under the forehead, that all fluid, and the tongue itself, may fall forward, and leave the entrance into the windpipe free.
Page 188 - Substitute for the patient's wet clothing, if possible, such other covering as can be instantly procured, each bystander supplying a coat or cloak, etc. Meantime, and from time to time, to excite inspiration, let the surface of the body be slapped briskly with the hand.

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