Annual Report of the State Board of Health of the State of Kansas, Volumen4

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State Board of Health, 1889
 

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Página 281 - The days of our years are threescore years and ten; and if by reason of strength they be fourscore years, yet is their strength labor and sorrow; for it is soon cut off, and we fly away.
Página 322 - England, six years since, that " the health of the people is the first duty of the statesman." This sentiment is at least equally true in a country of such enormous proportions as our own, and daily increasing, not only from its own inherent growth, but as the destined home of millions now in the world.
Página 313 - And thou shalt have a paddle upon thy weapon; and it shall be, when thou wilt ease thyself abroad, thou shalt dig therewith, and shalt turn back and cover that which cometh from thee...
Página xiv - The health of the people is really the foundation upon which all their happiness and all their power as a State depend.
Página 254 - No sewage, drainage or refuse or polluting matter, of such kind and amount as either by itself or in connection with other matter will corrupt or impair the quality of the water...
Página 254 - ... of the pollution of such waters, and for removal of substances and causes of every kind which may be liable to cause pollution thereof, in order to protect and develop the rights and property of the Commonwealth therein and to protect the public health. It shall have authority to conduct experiments to determine the best practicable methods of purification of drainage and sewage or disposal of the same.
Página 277 - Thames, after receiving defecated sewage water, is unfit for domestic use; for, after a large practical acquaintance with the subject as it is observed in the principal streams and rivers of England, I have arrived at a very decided conclusion that sewage, when it is mixed with twenty times its volume of running water and has flowed a distance of ten or twelve miles, is absolutely destroyed; the agents of destruction being infusorial animals, aquatic plants and fish and chemical oxidization.
Página 87 - ... needlessly and obstinately persist in coming, they should be driven away. Neither the nurse nor any other person should eat or drink anything in the sick room or anything which has been there. Food which the patient has left should be burned. Cats and dogs should be kept from the sick chamber, or better, out of the house, for their fur can easily carry the infection. These animals, as well as some others, sometimes have diphtheria, and communicate it to children. The dishes which the patient...
Página 83 - Every opening in the room — flues, doors, windows, cracks, and crevices — must be closed, except the door by which the disinfector is to escape. The sulphur is to be burned in an iron kettle or other vessel set in a tub containing a little water to guard against fire.
Página 87 - The secretary of the local board of health, or the health officer, should immediately be notified and should co-operate with the physician to keep the disease from spreading. Children and parents from other houses should be warned ; and, if they needlessly and obstinately persist in coming, they should be driven away. Neither the nurse nor any other person should eat or drink anything in the sick room or anything which has been there. Food which the patient has left should be burned. Cats and dogs...

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