Public Health Reports Volume 27, PT. 2

Public Health Reports Volume 27, PT. 2

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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. 1913 edition. Excerpt: ...against isease and protection against discomfort. Dr. S. J. Crumbine, of the Kansas State Board of Health, discussed the necessity for a ure water supply on board trains and in railway stations, and re erred to the results of examinations recently conducted in Kansas of the drinking water in use on trains, which showed that out of 78 samples examined, only 27 were sufficiently clean for drinking urposes. The discussion that followed these papers develo ed as t e eneral consensus of opinion that the protection of the pu he not on y required a provision of pure water, ut also the proper cleansing and sterilization of all coolers, sanitary methods of cooling or lcing the water, and sanitary drinking ap liances. urther sanitary questions especially related to railroad traffic were considered in formal addresses by Prof. W. T. Sedgwick, who referred to the important part la ed b railroads and vessels in the dissemination of disease throug t e pollution of roadbeds and waterways and the necessity of the prevention of such pollution; by Dr. H. T. Cronk, who suggested a remedy for such pollution by means of a mechanical device invented by him; by Dr. T. D. Tuttle, who called attention to railroad construction camps as influential factors in the spread of disease, and to the economic benefits obtained by contractors who observed sanitary rules in their camps; and by Dr. E. R. Kelley, who reviewed the many discrepancies existing in the legal provisions ap lying to railroads in different States and what has been one in the orthwestern States toward securing uniform sanitary railroad regulations. Dr. T. R. Crowder, amplifying previous studies of his in relation to the ventilation of sleeping cars, described further experiments, which seem to more

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  • Paperback | 524 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 27mm | 925g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236986881
  • 9781236986887