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  Item Reference: KCLCAL-1889-1890-320

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318 MEDICAL DEPARTMENT Two Regular attendants are appointed by the Physician- Accoucheur or Assistant Physician-Accoucheur from Students who haye completed one course of Midwifery Lectures they hold office for one month during which time they must reside within half mile of the Hospital They act under the guid- ance of the Resident-Accoucheur with whom thevmust leave their address on commencing duty Any Student is eligible for appointment second time One or more extra Regular attendants may be appointed at the discretion of the Physician- Accoucheur or Assistant Physician-Accoucheur limited number of Students may have their names entered upon the sanction of the Physician-Accoucheur or of the Assistant Physician-Accoucheur as Non-regular atten- dants in book kept by the Resident-Accoucheur who allots cases to them but preference in allotment will be given to the Regular attendants It is the duty of the Regular attendants and in their absence or engagement of the Non-regular attendants to go immediately on being summoned to all cases of labour occurring during their respective period of office Every Student will be held personally responsible for every case that has been assigned to him The attendant must visit his patients for four con- secutive days after delivery and continue his attendance as frequently and as long as the urgency of the case may require The attendant must fill up the patient's card and deliver it to the Resident-Accoucheur within week after labour When any deviation from normal labour or convalescence occurs concise report must be sent in to the Resident-Accoucheur within fortnight after his cessation of attendance and in all cases of doubt and anxiety the Resident-Accoucheur must be immediately informed In eases of labour lasting more than six hours after rupture of the membranes in cases in which the pulse rises to 100 per minute in all cases of premature labour in cases
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