It is now nearly five years since I saved my first life by systematically respiring for a human being by forced respiration. Up to the present time nineteen human lives have been saved by this means. The method has been given as great publicity as possible by publication in well known medical journals and proceedings of societies. The fullest detail as to the arrangement of apparatus has been described, so that the successful methods could be utilized and the apparatus prepared by any one sufficiently interested. I have always been willing to aid and assist any one disposed to utilize the method. The most simple means by which the operation could be satisfactorily performed have been detailed, with a view of aiding the practitioner in urgent cases where the complete apparatus could not be obtained. However, what results have been accomplished as already stated, the saving of nineteen human lives,
FELL GE. ADDITIONAL EVIDENCES OF THE VALUE OF FORCED RESPIRATION (FELL METHOD), IN OPIUM NARCOSIS. REPORT OF CASES. JAMA. 1892;XIX(5):130–133. doi:10.1001/jama.1892.02420050012001f
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