Audels Engineers and Mechanics Guide, Volume 8

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T. Audel & Company, 1921 - Steam engineering
 

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Page 261 - Ampere, which is one-tenth of the unit of current of the CGS system of electromagnetic units and which is represented sufficiently well for practical use by the unvarying current which, when passed through a solution of nitrate of silver in water, in accordance with a certain specification, deposits silver at the rate of 0.001118 of a gramme per second.
Page 334 - Place the palms of the hands on the small of the back with fingers resting on the ribs, the little finger just touching the lowest rib, with the thumb and fingers in a natural position, and the tips of the fingers just out of sight.
Page 337 - Not infrequently the patient, after a temporary recovery of respiration, stops breathing again. The patient must be watched and, if natural breathing stops, artificial respiration should be resumed at once.
Page 336 - Do not give any liquids whatever by mouth until the patient is fully conscious. 8. To avoid strain on the heart when the patient revives, he should be kept lying down and not allowed to stand or sit up. If the doctor has not arrived by the time the patient has revived, he should be given some stimulant, such as one teaspoonful of aromatic spirits of ammonia in a small glass of water or a hot drink of coffee or tea, etc.
Page 335 - ... 6. Continue artificial respiration without interruption until natural breathing is restored; if necessary, four hours or longer, or until a physician declares the patient is dead. 7. As soon as this artificial respiration has been started and while it is being continued an assistant should loosen any tight clothing about the patient's neck, chest, or waist. Keep the patient warm.
Page 336 - The patient should be kept warm. (9) Resuscitation should be carried on at the nearest possible point to where the patient received his injuries. He should not be moved from this point until he is breathing normally of his own volition and then moved only in a lying position.
Page 33 - The calorie is the amount of heat necessary to raise the temperature of one gram of water one degree centigrade.
Page 501 - It was shown, in connection with the study of the theory of the dynamo, that whenever a conductor is moved in a magnetic field so as to cut lines of force, an EMF is induced in the conductor.
Page 336 - As soon as this artificial respiration has been started and while it is being continued, an assistant should loosen any tight clothing about the patient's neck, chest or waist. Keep the patient warm. Do not give any liquids whatever by mouth until the patient is fully conscious.
Page 335 - This operation, which should take from two to three seconds, must not be violent — internal organs may be injured. The lower part of the chest and also the abdomen are thus compressed, and air is forced out of the lungs.

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