Miss Cora Ruttinger 10Dec1910 HospReprt1

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Miss Cora Ruttinger 10Dec1910 HospReprt1 - of NORMAL HOSPITAL REPORT SHOWS MUCH «OOP...
of NORMAL HOSPITAL REPORT SHOWS MUCH «OOP AUCOU- If OH STUDKIVTS. is-; lint tinker, IlCau of This rnsti- tution, ]lns Her .-Huíais Full, Klevcii ].iuiuti'c<! to Ifi ok After, llealtli ¡i the he to a he a. by of One of the most practical and useful useful and perhaps least discussed departments departments of the- Normal, is .the- hospital hospital for the treatment of ailing students students Miss Cora Ru¡linger Is at the head of this department, gl\ Ing .ill her time and attention lo Uie \\orlc connected -n Ith it Mis? Kut- tinger is not only the head of this department, but aside from the housekeeper who looks after the domestic domestic work of the hospital, makes up the entire staff of attending iiiiTses and consulting nurses, nnd does all Uie work that conies in this line among eleven hundred students, Jliss Ruttinger has completed her Quarterly report, which is a. summary summary cf the three monthly reports of this year. These reports arc used as references by the president Jnd tho board of regenta. B Tho riuar- terly report is !ate, owing to the fact that Miss Unttinger has been sick. She ¡s recovering from an operation operation which she underwent in St. >¡ary's hospilal,.: Wednesday. The importance of Ihis work is appreciated appreciated when one remembers Unit the Normal constituency is drawn front tho cntiru state, and that there are many, home goings during tho school year, With possible exposures to: coniageous diseases,, S .eiiaily develop and endanger not onlj tho, students, i.but the people of the ,¿!Wii. It is a notable fact that i Iioqple away frc-ii5 Ii.ome, as students ar^, where the local physicians art unknown, to themi, are slow to seek medical help. Miss Ruttinger is the Normal studentK' "lióme- physician' and probably is; doing' more for the general health of this" 1 body than al tho physicians of the town,' unaided could do for them. Miss lUHUngei he total in 1S90. Tho total populatlun of the United States .with all its bout '1.01.100, 000. possessions Is This number ncludes 7, «35, 420 In the Philip- 22.2 . nged. Sometimes their work IR cut down. The number of patients receiving •are ¡it the hcspltal during the 'three months ending December I wt>« G51 and twenty-eight calls were mude in 'ooms. Bronchial cold IB an affllc- !on to which Normal students seem especially liable, and the Hat o£ treat- tients is headed with patients with .his 'complaint, fifty-six eases . of it ha\uig had caie The athletic neld Bends in Its victims and there were 'Ifty-two bTuises and fort.v-thi'oe excoriations excoriations cared for. Mis s Tluttlngei- ins views of her own. regarding fcol- b,UJ. She paj_(j iU why a sport. thai jeopard IKGH II fu and limb is permitted in a school. She s sue that losses occasioned in .otli- [io.iency of the students v.-itii his studies, and admitting the argument hat one of the benefits to bo derived "rom the "work-out" on -the gridiron is a more perfect body, she says she s sure that losses occasioned :n other.- other.- lines over-balance this possible good. ' . . • • . :•. ..•""•. Most Catholic schools and many private schools provide the c.irc of a trained nurse or a physician for the students of their institutions, but there are few state educational Btltutions whore this íii' done. Tho charges for this at the Normal are SO cents a year. At the beginning of tho fall term this amount is included ho in the regular .enrollment fee. Hero J p. is u summary of the report: Cases treated during September, October stud December, Accidents .......... .'.. . ..... .. 133 Febrile and zymotic diseases 10 30 03 Gynecological . ... .'". ;': . . .". . Diseases of th,e skin ....... Diseases cf tlio' respiratory system .../...... ..... . . ____ . ....IS'! Diseases of the nervous system. 53. Unclassified ......'...'••• ..... i>5 Trips to students' i: rooniK ....... 2S .There 'tiro many minor consulta.-, lions tuat'anj'never recorded, and do iiót !> RÍJ{ipiir' t 'ilí lt í1ió report. . ,

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  1. The Emporia Gazette,
  2. 10 Dec 1910, Sat,
  3. Page 5

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