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1st The Morning visit will take place at 8
o’clock AM, the evening visit at 4 PM. All patients will remain in their
wards. Those not present at the morning and evening visits will be returned to
their regiments or if not well enough will be punished by bread and water for 24
hours. The bell will be sounded for visits.
2nd The assistant Surgeon will report daily
after the morning visits to the clerk or secretary the number of vacant beds,
deaths, desertions, and transfers occurring in their respective floors. They
will see that the Resident Students attend to their duties.
3rd The assistant Surgeon on duty will register
on the Surgeons book the names, rank, regiment, and company of each patient
entering the hospital with the number of the bed assigned to him. The diagnosis
of each med case will be carefully made and entered in the same book after the
morning visits by the assistant Surgeon having the patient in charge.
4th It will be the duty of the student to see
that the medicine and diet prescribed are administered to the patients, and the
nurses attend faithfully to their duties. In case of any death occurring in
their wards they will see that a card with the name, rank & regiment,
company, and date of death is pinned upon the breast of the deceased before the
body is removed.
5th In prescribing alcoholic stimuli the
assistant Surgeon will be particular to state the number of bed, the quantity,
and the mode of administration. Alcoholic stimuli and special diet will be
prescribed in the diet book.
6th In no case whatever will Liquor be issued by
the Sisters to any of the Employees of the Hospital without a special order from
the Chief Surgeon.
7th The Prescription as well as the Diet Book
will be signed by the Assistant Surgeons.
the Medical Officers
Chief Surgeon has the entire control of the medical and surgical treatment
of all the patients in the Hospital.
officers of the Hospital are under his direction and control.
has also the general management of the Hospital under the control of the
Chief Surgeon makes his general visits at a fixed hour after which he may
come back to the Hospital in the course of the day.
Assistant Surgeons, Students,
Assistant Surgeons will visit their respective wards twice a day, afternoon
if necessary. Each shall be attended by one of the students.
general morning visits will take place at 9 o’clock & the evening
visit between 4 & 5 PM.
shall be the duty of the Assistant Surgeons to give the Chef Surgeon at the
time of his visit all the information which they may think necessary
concerning the patients in their respective wards.
Assistant Surgeons shall be present at all Surgical operations and their
respective duties at such operations shall be assigned to them by the Chief
the absence of the Chief Surgeon at the time of the general visits the
Assistant Surgeons will prescribe for all the patients in his and their
Assistant Surgeons and students will in turn be on duty at the Hospital.
When a student shall be on guard he must call up one of the Assistant
Surgeons whenever the gravity of the case shall render it necessary.
Assistant Surgeon and students on duty shall remain at the Hospital during
twenty four hours beginning at the time of the Morning visits. During which
time they shall not be allowed under any circumstances to leave the Hospital
grounds. He shall sleep in the Surgeons Room, visit the wards often, and
shall prescribe for all sick soldiers entering the Hospital during the time
of his Guard and will conjointly with the clerk designate the number of the
bed and ward when such soldiers must be sent.
it may be necessary the Assistant Surgeons with the consent of the Chief
Surgeon shall make post mortem examinations.
the Assistant Surgeons shall not be absent from the Hospital at the same
Assistant Surgeons, in the absence of the Chief Surgeon and among them, the
senior commissioned, shall have the direction of the Medical dept of the
Resident students or dressers shall perform all the duties generally
attached to that situation in all other Hospitals. They will be divided and
attached to the Surgeon and Assistant Surgeons wards as aides and under the
control of these Surgeons.
will be the duty of the Resident students to keep the Prescription books.
the visit they will make for the Pharmacy a list of the Prescriptions, and
for the Steward a list of the different diets prescribed.
shall also be present at the morning visit of the Surgeon and Assistant
Surgeons and shall never all be absent together from the Hospital, two of
the students having to be at Hospital all the time.
Student will have to perform any special duty which may be given to them by
the Chief Surgeon.
Apothecary shall keep the same office hours as the clerk. He will especially
be at his post at the tie of the Morning and evening visits.
duties will be to prepare all the medical prescriptions ordered by the Chief
Surgeon or the Assistant Surgeons at their visits or any other time. He
shall also have to prepare all officinal preparations which are usually
prepared in Apothecary shops and laboratories.
soon as possible, the Assistant Surgeons, Resident students, Apothecary,
Treasurer, and Clerk will have to be in uniform when on duty and at the
general morning and evening visits. Assistant Surgeons will wear the C. S.
A. uniform for Medical Staff Officers. The Students, Apothecary, Treasurer,
and Clerk shall wear deep blue pants, vests, and frock coat of same material
and cap with C. S. A. buttons, one inch plain gold band on the shoulders and
around the cap with La H on the cap also.
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