Graded lessons in physiology and hygiene

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D. Appleton & Company, 1919 - 347 pages
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Page 239 - A SOUND mind in a sound body, is a short, but full ¿\ description of a happy state in this world. He -*--*- that has these two, has little more to wish for; and he that wants either of them, will be but little the better for any thing else.
Page 247 - Before natural breathing is fully restored, do not let the patient lie on his back unless some person holds the tongue forward. The tongue by falling back may close the windpipe and cause fatal choking. If several persons are present, one may hold the head steady, keeping the neck nearly straight ; others may remove wet clothing, replacing at once clothing which is dry and warm ; they may also chafe the limbs, and thus promote the circulation.
Page 247 - Dry ground, shelter, warmth, stimulants, etc., at this moment are nothing — ARTIFICIAL BREATHING is EVERYTHING, — is the ONE REMEDY, — all others are secondary. Do not stop to remove wet clothing. Precious time is wasted, and the patient may be fatally chilled by exposure of the naked body, even in summer. Give all your attention and effort to restore breathing by forcing air into, and out of, the lungs. If the breathing has just ceased, a smart slap on the face or a vigorous twist of the hair...
Page 62 - ... but it is only within the last five or six years that the profession have come to appreciate the great truths which he labored to establish.
Page 61 - ... and those who did not, in scholarship, as shown by their respective class standings, was so great that the government prohibited absolutely the use of tobacco in all government schools. Dr. Stuvers says, speaking of the effect of tobacco on the moral nature: " The use of tobacco has a peculiarly demoralizing effect on the moral nature of the young. In addition to making boys tired, stupid, and lazy, it makes them irritable, perverse, careless of the rights and feelings of others, besides, in...
Page 245 - FACE DOWNWARD, and maintaining all the while your position astride the body, grasp the points of the shoulders by the clothing, or, if the body is naked, thrust your fingers into the armpits, clasping your thumbs over the points of the shoulders, and raise the chest as high as you can (Fig.
Page 322 - A dry product of slack lime (hydrate of lime) results. Make milk of lime not long before it is to be used by mixing one part of this dry hydrate of lime with equal parts by weight of water.
Page 306 - The sick-room should be large, easily ventilated and as far from the living and sleeping rooms of other members of the family as it is practicable to have It. All ornaments, carpets, drapery and other articles not absolutely needed in the room should be removed.
Page 245 - ... one, two, three. Replace him on the ground with his forehead on his flexed arm, the neck straightened out, and the mouth and nose free. Place your elbows against your knees, and your hands upon the sides of his chest (Fig.
Page 239 - Remember how beneficial to the health is the gratification produced by change of scene. The truth is that happiness is the most powerful of tonics. By accelerating the circulation of the blood, it facilitates the performance of every function; and so tends alike to increase health when it exists, and to restore it when it has been lost. Hence the essential superiority of play to gymnastics.

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