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Ice treatment against heat prostration

Contributor(s):
Nasif, Hassan, photographers
Saa, Akher
Language(s):
English
French
Format:
Still image
Subject(s):
Emergency Medical Services
Physicians
Patients
Pulse
World Health Organization
Abstract:
A man, sitting in a tub of water, is being treated for heat prostration; in addition to sitting in the water a man is holding a large block of ice on his head and a physician is taking his pulse. Verso: WHO/8862. Saudi Arabia-Pilgtimages. To Mecca. In bad years in the past casualties from disease at the pilgrimage were counted in tend of thousands, and the return of pilgrims to their homelands often meant a side scatter of infection. In 1961, although 1,186,000 pilgrims from 70 countries want to Medea, there was no case of quantihablo diesease, thanks to control measures. Efforts are now concentrating on heat diseases, results in this field are being achived by imprved water supplies and hosptial facilities, mobile health units and a modern ice factory at the foot of Mt. Arafat. Ice treatment against heat prostration.
Copyright:
WHO must be mentioned in the accompanying text and/or given credit. This item may be under copyright protection. Please ask copyright owner for permission before publishing.
Copyright Holder:
World Health Organization; Source: Record; Research date: 20160106
Extent:
1 photoprint.
NLM Unique ID:
101437361 (See catalog record)
NLM Image ID:
A014103
Contributor(s):
Nasif, Hassan, photographers
Saa, Akher
Language(s):
English
French
Format:
Still image
Subject(s):
Emergency Medical Services
Physicians
Patients
Pulse
World Health Organization
Abstract:
A man, sitting in a tub of water, is being treated for heat prostration; in addition to sitting in the water a man is holding a large block of ice on his head and a physician is taking his pulse. Verso: WHO/8862. Saudi Arabia-Pilgtimages. To Mecca. In bad years in the past casualties from disease at the pilgrimage were counted in tend of thousands, and the return of pilgrims to their homelands often meant a side scatter of infection. In 1961, although 1,186,000 pilgrims from 70 countries want to Medea, there was no case of quantihablo diesease, thanks to control measures. Efforts are now concentrating on heat diseases, results in this field are being achived by imprved water supplies and hosptial facilities, mobile health units and a modern ice factory at the foot of Mt. Arafat. Ice treatment against heat prostration.
Copyright:
WHO must be mentioned in the accompanying text and/or given credit. This item may be under copyright protection. Please ask copyright owner for permission before publishing.
Copyright Holder:
World Health Organization; Source: Record; Research date: 20160106
Extent:
1 photoprint.
NLM Unique ID:
101437361 (See catalog record)
NLM Image ID:
A014103