The Trained Nurse

1896 Boston Medical and Surgical Journal  
the left hand firmly into the axilla (palm outward), and to grasp the upper arm so as to allow the minimum of motion. He will thus he able to hold complete control over the site of the operation, and need not be disconcerted or hindered by any twisting or squirming on the part of the infant. 7. The surface tissue must be removed so as to enable the vaccine virus to he deposited there ; it is useless and disadvantageous to go deeper. By making a deep wound some of the vaccine is deposited where
more » ... is deposited where it will not infect (in the deeper layers), and some is swept away by the hemorrhage which is needlessly caused. 8. It is disadvantageous and unnecessary to cause blood to flow. These two rules have been partially considered above.
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