On Military and Camp Hospitals

Paperback | February 4, 2012

byLucien Baudens

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1862. Excerpt: ... took place after their arrival. I caused a few tents to be pitched at a distance of a quarter of a mile, and there placed the typhic patients. By these means we shall certainly escape its propagation to the other sick. " I estimate that in twenty or thirty days the 1,800 scorbutic patients now at Prinkipo will be sent off, and their places occupied by others. When the fresh arrivals of scorbutic patients cease, we can begin to receive convalescents. " I intend to subject the convalescents to a quarantine of fifteen days in another part of the island, and shall only embark them for France, when I am convinced after this lapse of time, they are insured against an attack of the reigning epidemic. " Our last report, up to the 27th instant, of the typhus at Constantinople, which is just handed to me, presents the following figures: In Hospital. Entered. Cored. Dead. April 27 919 29 113 11 " This result is very satisfactory; the comparison of the number of cures with the deaths fully confirms the value of the precautionary measures before mentioned. " I think, Sir, that the subject which should occupy our attention at the present time, is the manner of transporting the troops from the Crimea to France. "In a conference with General Espinasse it was decided, in order to equalize the distances between the Hospitals on the route followed by the fleet, that field hospitals in tents should be established at the Pirea and at Messina. Difficulties are placed in the way by the authorities at the latter place, who are opposed to a depot for typhic patients being established there. We shall report on the Pirea and on some island as near as possible to Messina. "I may be obliged to visit Greece, to find a convenient depot. The space assigned to the present quarantine tit ...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1862. Excerpt: ... took place after their arrival. I caused a few tents to be pitched at a distance of a quarter of a mile, and there placed the ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:92 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.19 inPublished:February 4, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217026133

ISBN - 13:9780217026130

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