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Figure 24. Lifeboat and equipment.
For Using Tannic-Acid Jelly
Apply thick layer of jelly to gauze compress, obtained
from first-aid kit, of sufficient size to cover the burned
area completely. Lay this dressing on the burn and
hold in place with a bandage loosely tied. On small
burns jelly may be used without a dressing, if desired.
If, when changing, dressing tends to stick, soak compress
in fresh or sea water to loosen it.
For Using Chemical Heating Pads
Chemical heating pads supply heat to bodies of per-
son suffering from shock. (See par. 63.) Patient must
be kept warm. The chemical heating pad may be ap-
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