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Issues for 1930/1931- include Report of the Institute of the Pennsylvania Hospital.
  

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Page 50 - Hospital or to his order, quarterly, dollars cents per week, for board, and to provide or pay for all requisite clothing and other things deemed necessary or proper for the health or comfort of said patient — to pay for all glass or furniture broken or destroyed by said patient, to remove when discharged; and if taken away uncured against the advice and consent of the Superintending Physician, before the expiration of three calendar months, to pay board for thirteen weeks.* Witness my hand the...
Page 52 - Has restraint or confinement been employed? if so, of what kind, and how long continued? 18. "What is supposed to be the cause of the disease ? 19. "What treatment has been pursued for the relief of the patient? Mention particulars, and the effects.
Page 51 - Does the disease appear to be increasing, decreasing, or stationary ? 7. Is the disease variable, and are there rational intervals ? if so, do they occur at regular periods ? 8. Have any changes occurred in the condition of mind or body since the attack ? 9. On what subjects, or in what way, is derangement now manifested?
Page 52 - Did the patient manifest any peculiarities of temper, habits, disposition, or pursuits, before the accession of the disease?
Page 51 - The friends or relatives of persons applying for admission into the "PENNSYLVANIA HOSPITAL FOR THE INSANE," are requested, with the assistance of the family Physician, to annex full and precise answers to as many of the following questions as apply to the case, and to forward the same to Dr. Kirkbride, either before or when the patient is brought to the Institution. QUESTIONS. 1. What is the patient's age 1 Married or single ? If children, how many 1 2.
Page 50 - The Contributors to the Pennsylvania Hospital," we do jointly and severally bind and oblige ourselves and each of us and each of our heirs, executors and administrators, and every one of them, to pay to the Bursar of the said Hospital, or to his order, monthly in advance, dollars cents per week for board, and to provide or pay for all requisite clothing and other things deemed necessary or proper for the health or comfort of said patient; to pay for all glass or furniture broken or destroyed or other...
Page 52 - ... temper, habits, disposition, or pursuits, before the accession of the disease? — any predominant passion, religious impressions, etc.? 15. Was the patient ever addicted to intemperance in any form? 16. Has the patient been subject to any bodily disease : epilepsy, suppressed eruptions, discharges of sores, or ever had any injury of the head ? 17. Has restraint or confinement been employed? If so, what kind, and how long ? 18. What is supposed to be the cause of the disease? 19. What treatment...
Page 51 - ... above-named and on this day of , 19....; that the signatures thereto are genuine, and that the signers are physicians of good standing and repute. [FORM 4.] History of the Patient [LS] NB—The friends of patients making application for admission into the Pennsylvania State Lunatic Hospital, at Harrisburg, are requested, with the assistance of the family physician, to annex full and complete answers to the following questions: 1. What is the patient's name? What is the age and sex? Is single,...
Page 31 - Good attendants cannot fail to be of great service in a ward while those without the requisite qualifications may essentially diminish the enjoyments of patients, and instead of advancing, may actually retard the recovery of those under their care. Good intentions are not enough to make good attendants, or good companions for the insane; attention is to be paid to many small matters; personal appearance, manner, dress, are not to be neglected, and what can only be described as tact is indispensable....
Page 32 - ... to apprehend what they mean, we are no judges at all in the matter. Do to them as we would that they should do to us. Place ourselves in their situation and ask what we should do, starting from their belief from their knowledge, from their ignorance, from their mistakes. " Believe yourselves ignorant...

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