The Home Medical Library (of VI) Volume I

The Home Medical Library (of VI) Volume I

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Excerpt: ...bandage is used on various parts, and is illustrated in the bandage called spica of the Pg 136Pg 137Pg 138 groin, Fig. IV, p. 132. Beginning with a few circular turns about the body in the direction of 1, the bandage is brought down in front of the body and groin, as in 2, and then about the back of the thigh up around the front of the thigh, as in 3, across the back and once around the body and down again as in 2. Other bandages appropriate to various parts of the body are also illustrated that by their help the proper method of their application may be understood. See pages 132, 134, 136, 137 . The triangular bandage (see p. 88 ) made from a large handkerchief or piece of muslin a yard square, cut or folded diagonally from corner to corner, will be found invaluable in emergency cases. It is easily and quickly adjusted to almost any part of the body, and may be used for dressing wounds, or as a bandage for fractures, etc. Fig. I. Fig. II. Plate III. BANDAGES FOR EXTREMITIES ( American Text-Book ). Fig. I shows a spiral reversed bandage of arm and hand, requiring roller 2 1 / 2 inches wide and 7 yards long; Fig. II shows a spiral reversed bandage of leg and foot, requiring roller 2 1 / 2 inches wide and 14 yards long. Fig. I. Fig. II. Fig. III. Fig. IV. Plate IV. BANDAGES FOR HEAD AND HAND. ( American Text-Book .) Fig. I shows a gauntlet bandage; Fig. II, a circular bandage for the jaw; Fig. III, a circular bandage for the head; Fig. IV, a figure-of-eight bandage for both eyes. Pg 139 CHAPTER VI Ordinary Poisons Unknown Poisonsshow more

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  • Paperback | 70 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 141g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236723945
  • 9781236723949