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Book Description Hardback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. Excerpt from Things Worth Knowing: A Treasury of Useful Information Answering Thousands of Questions, and Adapting Itself to the Needs of Men and Women in Every Walk of Life To Stop Bleeding. - If the blood issues in spurts from the cut or wound, it is an evidence that an artery has been sev ered. Bind the limbtightly just above the wound with a strap, towel, scarf or handkerchief. If greater pressure is needed to stop the ?ow, place a knotted handkerchief or a closely folded newspaper directly over the artery, under the strap Or bandage, and with a cane or ruler slipped under the strap, twist the bandage until the ?ow ceases. Send for a physi eian. If the blood issues in a steady ?ow, but not in spurts, a vein has been divided, and the danger is not so great. Apply the bandage below the wound. If a scalp wound make a pad of linen or waste and bandage tightly with a folded handkerchief or towel. If the bleeding appears to be from a large wound, wash with cold water, and keep in an elevated position, Join the edges with sticking-plaster, apply a pad of lint, and bandage. If the gums bleed excessively when a tooth is drawn, fill the cavity with lint above the edge of the gum, so that the closed month will press upon the packing. Use only cold food. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. ***** Print on Demand *****. Seller Inventory # PWW9780365115069