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Nurses' Family Health Series: Tuberculosis Album -- Patient Learns How to Cover Nose and Mouth

Nurses' Family Health Series: Tuberculosis Album -- Patient Learns How to Cover Nose and Mouth
CSS Description
The patient learns how to cover his nose and mouth securely with several thicknesses of tissue when coughing or spitting. He then places these tissues in a paper bag or newspaper bag pinned to the side of his bed or bedside table. Mrs. Balton receives the bag of soiled tissues in clean newspaper.
Item Information
Title
Nurses' Family Health Series: Tuberculosis Album -- Patient Learns How to Cover Nose and Mouth
Date
1944
Item Number
1095
Format
photographs
Corporate Designation
Community Service Society of New York
Topics
Women; Tuberculosis; Interiors; Nurses; Newspapers; Men--Health and hygiene; Men; Health education; Bedrooms
Box Number
622
CSS Description
The patient learns how to cover his nose and mouth securely with several thicknesses of tissue when coughing or spitting. He then places these tissues in a paper bag or newspaper bag pinned to the side of his bed or bedside table. Mrs. Balton receives the bag of soiled tissues in clean newspaper.