Sketch of the Medical History of the Native Army of Bombay for the Year 1876

Sketch of the Medical History of the Native Army of Bombay for the Year 1876

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1877 edition. Excerpt: ...ward, which Accomodation and defects. allotted to the lst Regimenti is capable of accommodating 22, and the smaller ward, which is reserved for the wing, 12. There i3 one small room, which is usually occupied by females or cases requiring isolation. The dead-house, which was asked for by my predecessor Improvements. now amAm A separate building at some distance from the hospital for the isolation and treatment. of contagious and infectious cases, and a female ward, are great equiremen s. desiderata. Privies and cook-houses are also required for the hospital assistants. The hospital latrine is conveniently near and well ventilated; at my suggestion it has been partitioned into 5 compartments, the central one having 3 seats, neervancy. wo on eier side 2 seats, and the two corner ones, 1 seat each--9 in all; this was done in consequence of the men complaining of want of privacy. Every attention was paid to cleanliness; disinfectants and dry-earth were freely used, and the nightsoil carried away and deposited in trenches 2 miles off. The water-supply of the hospital is from a well just outside the compound, and is good and abundant. A suggestion was made to store the water for Water-sQpply of the hospital. & water-cagk mstead of badlahi but ft el l through on account of caste objections. 15. The total number of cases treated in hospital was 846, against 798 in 1875, of which 18 remained from the previous year; the total number discharge'! _ Sickness, mortality, and mvalid-wag?4g to and 75 otberwise. tbe total number 0f de!iths was 11 in hospital, and 1 in the lines in February, that of a sepoy who put his gun to his mouth and blew the top of his skull away. Sixteen men were sent away for change, and 62 invalided. None were...show more

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  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 186g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123659407X
  • 9781236594075