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Page 220 - PYE'S BANDAGING. Elementary Bandaging and Surgical Dressing. With Directions concerning the Immediate Treatment of Cases of Emergency. For the use of Dressers and Nurses. By WALTER PYE, FRCS, late Surgeon to St. Mary's Hospital, London. Small I2mo, with over 80 illustrations. Cloth, flexible covers, 75 cents net. "The directions are clear and the illustrations are good.
Page 187 - ... patient : then, with a push, suddenly jerk yourself back. Rest about three seconds ; then begin again, repeating these bellows-blowing movements with perfect regularity, so that foul air may be pressed out and pure air be drawn into the lungs about eight or ten times a minute, for at least one hour, or until the patient breathes naturally.
Page iv - Handicraft" which deal with bandaging, splinting, etc., and of those which treat of the management in the first instance of cases of emergency. The directions given are thoroughly practical, and the book will prove extremely useful to students, surgical nurses, and dressers.
Page 188 - Prevent crowding around patient ; plenty of fresh air is important. Be careful not to interrupt the first short natural breaths. If they be long apart, carefully continue between them the bellows-blowing movements as before. After breathing is regular, let patient be rubbed dry : — wrapt in warm blankets — take hot spirits and water in small occasional doses, and then be left to rest and sleep.
Page 187 - Instantly turn patient downwards, with a large firm roll of clothing under stomach and chest. Place one of his arms under his forehead, so as to keep his mouth off the ground. Press with all your weight two or three times, for four or five seconds each time, upon patient's back, so that the water is pressed out of lungs and stomach, and drains freely out of mouth.
Page 151 - ... wrung out of water as hot as can be borne by the skin, ie, about 120° F., but not so thoroughly as to be quite dry, and applied immediately.
Page 142 - The former lies between the tendons of the flexor carpi radialis and the supinator longus, the...
Page 187 - Now — grasping lower part of patient's naked chest— squeeze his two sides together, pressing gradually forward with all your weight, for about three seconds, until your mouth is nearly over mouth of patient : then, with a push, suddenly jerk yourself back. Rest about three seconds ; then begin again, repeating these bellows-blowing movements with perfect regularity, so that foul air may be pressed out and pure air be drawn into the lungs about eight or ten times a minute, for at least one hour,...
Page 187 - Quickly turn patient, face upwards, with roll of clothing under back, just below shoulder blades, and make the head hang back as low as possible. Place patient's hands above his head. Kneel with patient's hips between your knees, and fix your elbows firmly against your hips. Now — grasping lower part of patient's naked chest— squeeze his two sides together, pressing gradually forward with all your weight, for about three seconds, until your mouth is nearly over mouth of patient ; then, with a...