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1899
(7/22)
honor of Dr. & Mrs. Zimmer, who sail for Europe Wednesday. Dr. Z. was very nice – asked me to dance &c. but I didn’t at all. During the evening Mr. McGuire took the part of a drowned person (Gilmore was a “bearer”)& Dr. Z. showed how to resuscitate him – loosen things about his neck — roll him on a barrel or something & pull his tongue
“First Aid” in case of Drowning.
forward to get the water from his lungs. (The pressure to be on the abdomen – not up in the ribs) and then a hard pressing of the lower ribs with the hands – to induce breathing and if that doesn’t work in the minute or so, working the arms above the head & down arms the body – pressing the ribs with elbows & inflating the chest as you pull them back. He says an hour isn’t too long to work & a person can be revived if they have been in the water 15 minutes – Have the head hang down & after the rolling process (at first) press the fingers just under the lower jaw – at the sides – as this thrusts the tongue
Sunstroke
forward & sometimes induces respiration. He also told us to — in case of sunstroke – to place the person in cold water — or dash it on him – in other words, reduce the temperature as quickly as possible.

1899
(7/22)
honor of Dr. & Mrs. Zimmer, who sail for Europe Wednesday. Dr. Z. was very nice – asked me to dance &c. but I didn’t at all. During the evening Mr. McGuire took the part of a drowned person (Gilmore was a “bearer”)& Dr. Z. showed how to resuscitate him – loosen things about his neck — roll him on a barrel or something & pull his tongue
“First Aid” in case of Drowning.
forward to get the water from his lungs. (The pressure to be on the abdomen – not up in the ribs) and then a hard pressing of the lower ribs with the hands – to induce breathing and if that doesn’t work in the minute or so, working the arms above the head & down arms the body – pressing the ribs with elbows & inflating the chest as you pull them back. He says an hour isn’t too long to work & a person can be revived if they have been in the water 15 minutes – Have the head hang down & after the rolling process (at first) press the fingers just under the lower jaw – at the sides – as this thrusts the tongue
Sunstroke
forward & sometimes induces respiration. He also told us to — in case of sunstroke – to place the person in cold water — or dash it on him – in other words, reduce the temperature as quickly as possible.

1899
(7/22)
honor of Dr. & Mrs. Zimmer, who sail for Europe Wednesday. Dr. Z. was very nice – asked me to dance &c. but I didn’t at all. During the evening Mr. McGuire took the part of a drowned person (Gilmore was a “bearer”)& Dr. Z. showed how to resuscitate him – loosen things about his neck — roll him on a barrel or something & pull his tongue
“First Aid” in case of Drowning.
forward to get the water from his lungs. (The pressure to be on the abdomen – not up in the ribs) and then a hard pressing of the lower ribs with the hands – to induce breathing and if that doesn’t work in the minute or so, working the arms above the head & down arms the body – pressing the ribs with elbows & inflating the chest as you pull them back. He says an hour isn’t too long to work & a person can be revived if they have been in the water 15 minutes – Have the head hang down & after the rolling process (at first) press the fingers just under the lower jaw – at the sides – as this thrusts the tongue
Sunstroke
forward & sometimes induces respiration. He also told us to — in case of sunstroke – to place the person in cold water — or dash it on him – in other words, reduce the temperature as quickly as possible.
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