[Skip to Content]
Access to paid content on this site is currently suspended due to excessive activity being detected from your IP address 18.204.55.168. Please contact the publisher to request reinstatement.
[Skip to Content Landing]
Article
October 8, 1910

Surgical After-Treatment.

JAMA. 1910;55(15):1316. doi:10.1001/jama.1910.04330150076038

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables.

Abstract

One of the many advantages of a hospital training or an internship in a large hospital is the opportunity it affords of learning the details of many minor procedures relating to the care of patients both before and after operations, which, heretofore, have formed in a sense an unwritten book and which have descended by word of mouth or by precept from senior to junior members of the house staff.

In this volume appears much of this "unwritten" matter. so that the younger members of the profession need no longer be altogether dependent on their senior brothers for the acquisition of this knowledge. But the contents of this volume are much more comprehensive than might be inferred from the above, as it contains much that is essential for the nurse to know, such as how to prepare the patient for the operation, or for catheterization; how to give enemas; formulas

First Page Preview View Large
First page PDF preview
First page PDF preview
×