The bushman's first aid : a short set of instructions for the prevention and treatment of disease in bush districts : for the guidance of those in charge of government medicine chests / by Mervyn J. Holmes

Creator
Holmes, Mervyn J. (Mervyn John), 1884-1965
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Np 616.0252 H752
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[Melbourne] : Dept. of External Affairs, 1913
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Single photograph at end of book.
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Contents

Bushman's First Aid. 1
BUSHMAN’S FIRST AID 3
SECTION 1. LIST OF DRUGS SUPPLIED IN THE MEDICINE CASES. 5
SECTION 2. COMPOUNDING OF MEDICINES. 5
SECTION 3. DOSES OF MEDICINES. 7
SECTION 4. DRUGS, WITH NOTES ON DOSAGE AND GENERAL USE. 8
SECTION 5. THE SYMPTOMS AND TREATMENT OF THE COMMONER DISEASES. ACUTE ABSCESS. 12
ANTE MIA. Lack of Blood—Poorness of Blood. 13
APOPLEXY. 14
ASTHMA. 15
BLADDER.—INFLAMMATION OF THE BLADDER. 15
BOILS. 16
BRONCHITIS. 16
BUBO. 17
CATARRH.—COMMON COLD. 17
BILIOUS COLIC. 18
COLIC. 18
CONSTIPATION. 19
CONSUMPTION.—TUBERCULOSIS OF THE LUNGS. 19
CONVULSIONS IN CHILDREN. 20
DELIRIUM TREMENS. 20
DIARRHOEA. Excessive looseness of the bowels. 21
DYSENTERY. 22
EARACHE. 23
ERYSIPELAS. 23
SORE EYES. 23
FAINTING. 24
FEVERS. 24
Typhoid Fever. 25
Malarial Fever.—Malaria. 26
FOOD POISONING AND PTOMAINE POISONING. Includes meat poisoning, fish poisoning, &c. 27
GONORRHOEA (CLAPP). 28
GONORRHOEA IN THE FEMALE. 28
GRANULOMA. 29
HEADACHE. 29
INFLUENZAL COLD. 29
INSOMNIA. 29
NEURALGIA. 30
PEDICULOSIS PUBIS (CRABS). 30
PLEURISY. 30
SORE THROAT. Tonsilitis, Laryngitis. 30
PNEUMONIA. 31
PILES (HAEMORRHOIDS). 32
RHEUMATISM. 32
SCIATICA. 33
SKIN DISEASES. Ringworm. 33
SNAKE BITE. 33
Barcoo Rot. 34
Prickly Heat. 34
Scabies or Itch. 34
Scaly Dry Skin Diseases. 35
STRICTURE OF THE URETHRA AND STOPPAGE OF URINE. 35
SUNSTROKE. 36
SYPHILIS. 37
TOOTHACHE. 37
SECTION 6. FIRST AID.—TREATMENT OF ACCIDENTS AND INJURIES. 39
STOPPAGE OF BLEEDING. 40
SPECIAL MEASURES. 41
BURNS AND SCALDS. 42
DISLOCATIONS. 43
DROWNING. 45
FRACTURED OR BROKEN BONES. 45
Fracture of the Lower Jaw. 46
Fracture of the Skull. 46
Fracture of the Bones of the Forearm. 47
Fracture of the Collarbone. 47
Fracture of the Upper Arm. 47
Fracture of a Finger. 48
Fracture of the Leg. 48
SPRAINS AND STRAINS. 48
WOUNDS AND CUTS. 49
SNAKE BITE. 50
SECTION 7. PREVENTION OF DISEASE.—PRESERVATION OF HEALTH. DYSENTERY. 51
PREVENTION OF MALARIA. 52
TYPHOID FEVER. 52
PREVENTION OF SKIN DISEASES. 53
TUBERCULOSIS.—PREVENTION OF CONSUMPTION. 53
DESTRUCTION AND PREVENTION OF FLIES. 54
DISINFECTION. 54
PRESERVATION OF HEALTH. 54
SECTION 8. PRESCRIPTIONS. 55
BLISTERS. 57
LOTIONS. 57
DIETS FOR THE SICK. 58
INDEX. 60

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Holmes, Mervyn J and Australia. Department of External Affairs. The bushman's first aid : a short set of instructions for the prevention and treatment of disease in bush districts : for the guidance of those in charge of government medicine chests [Melbourne]: Dept. of External Affairs, 1913. Web. 10 December 2022 <http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2836021440>

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