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Report for the year 1902, presented at the Annual Meeting, January 29th, 1903.
The Tuttle, Morehouse, and Taylor Company
New Haven, CT
Ambulance, Nurses’ Dormitory addition, and Maternity Ward
New Haven Hospital, "New Haven Hospital Seventy-Sixth Annual Report for the Year 1902" (1903). Yale New Haven Hospital Annual Reports. 42.
1472 patients treated in the past year. Daily average number of patients 132 1/3. Cost per patient per week is $11.05. The ambulance responded to 457 calls during the year. There was an increased cost of food (especially meat), medicines, instruments, surgical dressings, and coal. A new ambulance was purchased through a gift of Mrs. J. Davenport Wheeler in memory of her nephew. The ambulance was constructed by Mr. John A. Scott of Boston. A new ironing machine for the laundry was purchased by Dr. Leonard J. Sanford. The nurses’ dormitory constructed by the Connecticut Training School for Nurses is almost complete. The lower ward of Maternity and private rooms used for gynecological cases since there are fewer obstetric cases than anticipated. The Board of Lady Visitors reported on the unfavorable condition of the children’s clothes and were able to donate some clothing to the cause.