Handbook Describing AIDS for Cases of Injuries or Sudden Illness
by Peter Shepherd (9780217260206)

Handbook Describing AIDS for Cases of Injuries or Sudden Illness
Peter Shepherd
Release Date: 10 December 0140
Format: Paperback
Pages: 38
ISBN: 9780217260206
ISBN-10: 0217260209

Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: INTOXICATION.?Cause: Excess in drink. Symptoms . Odour of liquor in breath. Insensibility usually not complete. Patient can usually be roused. No stertorous breathing. Pupils of equal size, and usually dilated (large). Cornea sensitive to touch. Temperature of body 2 to 3 below normal. Pulse soft and frequent. No difference between sides of body, both being equally helpless. Treatment . Emetics; cold water applied to head; warmth to surface of body and extremities. APOPLEXY.?Cause: Effusion of blood producing pressure on the brain. Symptoms . Patient becomes suddenly insensible. Face flushed or very pale. Pulse full. Breathing stertorous. Convulsions. Paralysis. Treatment . Place body in lying-down position, with the head raised. Undo clothing around neck. Apply iced or cold water to head. Not to give the patient anything by mouth. EPILEPSY.?Cause: Disease or disorder of brain. Symptoms . Convulsions. Foaming at mouth. Biting tongue. Partial insensibility. Breathing laboured, pulse normal. Face livid. Treatment . Prevent patient injuring himself. Raise the head. HYSTERIA OR HYSTERICAL EPILEPSY.?Asso- ciated with other forms of hysteria. Symptoms . Falls suddenly but carefully. Convulsions, or rather jerking of the head and body, partial insensibility, apparent but not real. Treatment . Cold douche to face. SYNCOPE OR FAINTING.?Causes: Debility or mental shock. Symptoms . Insensibility. Face and lips pallid. Pulse almost imperceptible. Cold sweat over skin. Treatment . Cold douche to head and face. A little weak stimulant. Place your hand behind the patient's head. aud press it down between the knees. BLOOD POISONING from kidney disease. Symptoms . Convulsions?insensibility. Twitching of muscles. Delirium...

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