Leadership

RESUSCITATING DEVICES

Issue 9 and Volume 58.

RESUSCITATING DEVICES In this topic I will try, from actual experience and study, to give my views as to what is, in my judgment, the best means of restoring life under the following conditions: Electric shock, drowning, acid fumes, gas and suffocation from smoke. All cities should have at least one device for the administering of air and oxygen. This should be kept at some central place, preferably in the fire department or on the police patrol wagon, in a large city; on the fire chief’s car in cities having such apparatus. In smaller places where there are volunteer fire departments, the pulmotor should be placed in a garage, so that the quickest service possible may be rendered, as prompt response is absolutely necessary if life is to be saved. After procuring a pulmotor I would suggest to have the press of the city write it up and tell where…

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