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Do not remove foreign bodies stuck in the eye. In that case and for other eye injuries drop Castor Oil freely into eye, apply sterile gauze, bandage loosely and send patient to physician. Splinters or Slivers Embedded in Skin, Except in Eyes
If easily reached withdraw with tweezers, then treat as "Open Wounds”; otherwise let physician attend to it.
Eye Burns, Fire and Electrical Burns and Sunburn
Do not open blisters. Use Burn Ointment (3% Bi-Carbonate of Soda in Petrolatum) freely on sterile gauze applied directly to burn. Cover with several thicknesses of flannel or other soft material, then bandage but not tightly.
Acid Burns Thoroughly flush wound with water, then dry wound, apply Burn Ointment and bandage as above.
Alkaline Burns Thoroughly flush wound with water, then food with White Wine Vinegar to neutralize, (dilute vinegar for alkaline eye burns) dry wound, apply Burn Ointment and bandage as above.
Dislocations In case of dislocation of finger except second joint of thumb, grasp finger firmly and pull it gently to replace joint, then place finger in splint and bandage it. In all other cases place dislocated part at rest and promptly secure physician's services.
Fractures Make patient comfortable and secure physician's services at once. Avoid unnecessary handling to prevent sharp edges of broken bones tearing artery. If patient must be moved place broken limb in as comfortable position as possible and secure it by splint. In case of severe bleeding apply sterile gauze and follow directions under “Severe Bleeding.”
Dizziness, Headache, Nausea Give patient teaspoonful of Aromatic Spirit of Ammonia in hot or cold water.
Chills, Cramps Give patient 20 to 30 drops of Jamaica Ginger in hot or cold water. If improvement is not speedily obtained send for physician.
Internal Poisoning Immediately secure physician's services. Make patient drink large quantities of water preferably warm and make him vomit by sticking your finger down his throat or by other means.
Heat Prostration Give patient teaspoonful of Aromatic Spirit of Ammonia in hot or cold water. In case body feels warm apply cold to it; if necessary give cold bath. In case body feels cold and clammy, apply heat to it and immediately send for physician.
Unconsciousness from Fainting Lay patient on his belly and turn his face to one side. Loosen all tight clothing. Remove false teeth, tobacco, etc. from mouth. Apply cold to head, warmth to hands and feet. If breathing stops treat patient as directed under "Electric Shock.” Give no liquids by mouth until patient is fully conscious. Then give teaspoonful of Aromatic Spirit of Ammonia in hot or cold water.
Shock, Following Injury In case shock is due to severe bleeding control it first as directed under “Severe Bleeding” and summon a physician. Lay patient flat on back and keep him warm with blankets, hot-water bottles, etc., and provide plenty of fresh air. Let patient inhale fumes of Aromatic Spirit of Ammonia. If fully conscious give hot drink or teaspoonful of Aromatic Spirit of Ammonia in hot or cold water. Unconsciousness from Asphyxiation by Gas, Smoke or Water
Treat patient as directed under “Electric Shock.”
Electric Shock Immediately free patient from electrical circuit using every care to protect your self against electric shock. Then if patient is unconscious, even if he appears dead, lay him on his belly with arms extended forward, turn his face to one side, remove false teeth, tobacco, etc., from his mouth and draw his tongue forward.
Kneel, straddling patient's thighs, facing his head, and resting your hands on his lowest ribs. Swing forward and gradually bring weight of your body upon your hands and thus upon patient's back, then immediately remove pressure by swinging backward. Repeat this movement about twelve times per minute without interruption for hours if necessary, until natural breathing has been started and maintained (see cuts below). Meanwhile send for a physician, have patient's tight clothing loosened, keep him warm and provide plenty of fresh air. Do not give patient liquids by mouth until he is fully conscious.
The National Metal Trades Association and the National Founders' Association are in close touch with the machine shop and foundry interests of the country and through their Labor Bureaus endeavor, without charge to the applicant, to secure positions for competent mechanics, foremen
should apply to NATIONAL FOUNDERS' ASSOCIATION ROOM 842, 29 SO. LA SALLE ST., CHICAGO
EASTERN OFFICE ROOM 615, 141 BROADWAY, NEW YORK CITY
Machine Shop Employes
should apply to NATIONAL MBTAL TRADES ASSOCIATION 1021-23 PEOPLES GAS BUILDING · CHICAGO
or any of the following Local Branches:
MOLINE, ILLINOIS CHICAGO, ILLINOIS NEW HAVEN, CONN. CINCINNATI, OHIO NEW YORK, N. Y. CLEVELAND, OHIO PITTSBURGH, PA. DETROIT, MICH. PROVIDENCE, R. I. HARTFORD, CONN. . ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI INDIANAPOLIS, IND. SPRINGFIELD, MASS.