Chapter 15 - Accidents
Apparent Death from Noxious Vapors
Drowning
Lightning
Hanging
Fire
Water
Poisoning and Antidotes
Mineral Poisoning
Vegetable and Other Poisons
How to Lift and Transport the Sick and Injured - Diagram

15.4 Hanging

Apparent Death from Hanging.

PERSONS found hanging, who have committed suicide, are to be cut down instantly, and the same means employed to re establish breathing as in cases of drowning. It may help to restore the breathing, to bathe the forehead and face with vinegar, or tincture of camphor, and to pass hartshorn frequently under the nostrils.

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