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. Home and health; a household manual containing two thousand recipes and helpful suggestions on the building and care of the home in harmony with sanitory laws .. . and quieting the sick, overwrought nerves. The abilityto make a bed is not the least among the accomplishmentsof a nurse. A good, flat mattress, made of cotton or hair, is thebest for a sick-bed. Feather-beds or stuffed ticks areneither comfortable nor practical. Blankets, as they can beaired and washed easily, are better for coverings thancomfortables. The sheets and blankets should be changed often, and 524 Home and Health Abili

. Home and health; a household manual containing two thousand recipes and helpful suggestions on the building and care of the home in harmony with sanitory laws .. . and quieting the sick, overwrought nerves. The abilityto make a bed is not the least among the accomplishmentsof a nurse. A good, flat mattress, made of cotton or hair, is thebest for a sick-bed. Feather-beds or stuffed ticks areneither comfortable nor practical. Blankets, as they can beaired and washed easily, are better for coverings thancomfortables. The sheets and blankets should be changed often, and 524 Home and Health Abili Stock Photo
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. Home and health; a household manual containing two thousand recipes and helpful suggestions on the building and care of the home in harmony with sanitory laws .. . and quieting the sick, overwrought nerves. The abilityto make a bed is not the least among the accomplishmentsof a nurse. A good, flat mattress, made of cotton or hair, is thebest for a sick-bed. Feather-beds or stuffed ticks areneither comfortable nor practical. Blankets, as they can beaired and washed easily, are better for coverings thancomfortables. The sheets and blankets should be changed often, and 524 Home and Health Ability to minister to the sick, tenderly and intelligently, is one of the most beautiful accomplishments of women. exposed for a half-day at a time, at least, to the sunand air, and washed as often as necessary to keep themclean. To make the bed, when the patient is not able to situp, requires a little tact, but can be easily accomplished.Loosen the under sheet and roll it up lengthwise from theside of the bed to where the patient lies. Koll the cleansheet lengthwise, tuck the edge of it under the mattress, and unroll it until it is beside the other roll. Turn the. Changing the Sheets patient over the rolls, or lift him over if necessary, removethe soiled sheet, and unroll the clean one. Draw it tightly, and tuck it under the mattress, so there will be no wrinkles.To change the top sheet without exposing the patient, loosenthe clothes at the foot, spread the clean sheet over the topof the bedding, cover it with a blanket, and tuck it at thefoot of the bed. Then remove the soiled clothes fromunderneath. Care ofthe Sick 525 It is misdirected kindness, a false idea of courtesy, thatleads to much aimless visiting of the sick. CLEANLINESS Keep the room clean. Avoid stirring up dust. Useproper disinfectants in cleansing the vessels so as to keepthem clean and odorless. Even the appearance of a clean, orderly room is restful and cheering to the patient. As to the furnishing of the sick-room,

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