[Rules and Regulations, no date, for
1st Assistant Surgeons will hand a Morning
Report to the Surgeon of those in ward or private quarters who are ready for
duty, with a list of all convalescents who can be transferred.
2nd All patients recommended to be furloughed or
discharged must be examined by the Surgeon in Charge.
3rd The Assistant Surgeon must daily examine the
register, seeing that their patients names are all registered, and that deaths,
discharges, furloughs, and returns to duty, are therein stated by the clerk
correctly. The Diagnosis of every case must, at the earliest opportunity, be
recorded on the register.
4th The blanks for all requisitions upon the
storeroom and linen room must be signed by the Assistant Surgeons themselves.
5th The Assistant Surgeon will make weekly
reports to the Surgeon of such patients as are in private quarters reporting to
for the Ward
1st All patients must be at their beds during
the morning and evening visits of the Surgn.
2nd No baggage allowed in the ward.
3rd No one is to loiter on another bed, each
person being accountable for the neatness of his own.
4th No smoking allowed in the wards or
5th Cleanliness being an object of consistent
solicitude, patients are required to contribute to this end in every possible
way. Spittoons are provided for each bed.
6th Patients are not to leave the premises nor
loiter about the Hospital without special permission from the wards Surgeon.
7th Any one leaving the Hospital without
permission shall be reported as a Deserter.
8th The ward master will have separately labeled
with name, rank, regiment and company, all clothes to be washed, indicating the
ward and number of bed.
9th Ward master will see that the ward and stair
case be swept at least three times daily, attending also to general cleanliness
of the apartment.
10th Any negligence on the part of the nurses or employees
must be reported to the Surgeon in charge.
11th The Ward Masters will, at all times, see to
the comfort of the sick, and strictly carry out the directions of the Surgeons.
12th Every Ward Master shall be held responsible
by the Surgeon in charge for the condition of his ward, its bedding and
13th The Ward Master must make duplicate
accounts of all articles for the laundry, one to go to the linen-room, the other
for the laundress.
for the Apothecary
1st Carefully label every vial indicating the
patients name and No of bed.
2nd Examine the labels on medicines before using
3rd Clean mortars, spatulas, and pill tiles
after using them, and return all bottles to their places.
4th No patients or Soldiers allowed in the
Surgn C. S. A.
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