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

15.6 Water

Accidents on the' Water.

If upset in a, boat, or otherwise thrown into the water, and not able to swim, draw the breath in well, and keep the mouth shut tight. Do not struggle and throw the arms up; but yield quietly to the water, hold the head well up, and stretch out the hands only below the water. To throw the hands or the feet up, will pitch the head down, and cause the whole person to go immediately under water Keep the head above. and everything else under water.

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