Hospital Corps Quarterly Volume 1-11

Hospital Corps Quarterly Volume 1-11

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ...daily at a stated time (4 p. m.). (b) Soak in cold water for 10 minutes, then rinse in cold water. (0) Soak in mild lukewarm soda solution for 10 minutes, then rinse. (d) Soak in plain lukewarm water for 10 minutes, then rinse. (e) Soak in plain water overnight. (f) Following morning, wash in hot soap suds 25 to 30 minutes; an ordinary washing machine is used for this purpose. (g) Three hot rinsings. (h) One cold rinsing. (1') Water extracted for 10 minutes (centrifugal machine). (1') Gauze stretched on frames and dried. (la) Remove from frames, fold, and sterilize. In view of the present cost of surgical gauze, it would seem very desirable that reclamation and conservation of gauze be practised in all hospitals and stations having laundry facilities. It is more important that the individual to engage in this work be selected for his adaptability, and given proper instructions, than it is to select any particular labor-saving machine. The success of this operation also depends on the care with which the pieces of gauze are stretched on the drying frames, which should be made to hold gauze of standard size; the frame should be made to hold 200 to 300 layers of single gauze. An illustration of a suitable gauze frame is appended to indicate what is required in this connection. A DEVICE FOR SAVING THE TIME OF THE BUSY EXAMIN-ING SURGEON. By HERBERT PARKER, Phai-macist's Mate, First Class, Fleet Naval Reserve Force. Examining surgeons on boards of medical examiners and on recruiting duty are frequently obliged to refer to the circular on physical qualifications required of candidates for admission to the Navy or Marine Corps, because of an apparent deficiency in weight, height, or mean chest circumference. This is always necessary in...
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  • Paperback | 294 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 16mm | 531g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123685392X
  • 9781236853929