A HISTORY OF THE AMBULANCE

Ambulance Handbooks

Between 1880 and 1892 a series of 6 handbooks was published under the title Ambulance Lectures. They covered a wide range of first-aid topics: basic physiology, fractures, bandaging, poultice-making, artificial respiration and so on.

Ambulance Handbook
Ambulance Handbook

The illustration above shows alternative methods for to bearers to link arms to carry a patient

Ambulance Handbooks
Ambulance Handbooks

Splints made of bundles of rushes, pillows and sticks

Ambulance Lectures
Ambulance Lectures

Lionel A Weatherly - Ambulance lectures; accident & sudden illness. In Griffith & Farran's Household Handbook Series

Ambulance Handbook
Ambulance Handbook

The illustration above shows alternative methods for to bearers to link arms to carry a patient

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