-- PENSACOLA HOSPITAL
THE SISTERS OF CHARITY
MAYES PRINTING COMPANY
ONE OF THE OPERATING ROOMS
EYE. EAR. NOSE AND THROAT OPERATING ROOM
DEEP THERAPY X-RAY ROOM
COLORED MEN'S WARD
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NURSES' CLASS ROOM
NURSES" RECREATION ROOM
NURSES DINING ROOM
NURSES' DINING ROOM
ONE OF THE NURSE'S SLEEPING ROOMS
N PRESENTING this, our first booklet on the Pensacola Hospital,
it may not be amiss to give a brief history of the hospital, its estab-
lishment, financial standing and the work of maintenance during the past
SRealizing the important need of an adequately equipped hospital in
their midst, the physicians and prominent citizens of the city formed the
Pensacola Hospital Association in 1914, and pledged $10,000 toward this
The Sisters of Charity of Emmitsburg, Maryland, were solicited to
further the cause and accepted this office. The ground, consisting of
three blocks, was donated by the Right Rev. Bishop Allenof Mobile. The
fund of the association formed the nucleus of donations which made
possible the construction of the modern fire proof structure, equipped with
every modern appliance for the scientific care of the sick. On September
1, 1915, the hospital roodns were opened. The intervening years gave not
been uneventful or unfruitful.
During the influenza epidemic when the grim destroyer stalked
through the city ind country, exacting its fearful toll bf life and health,
the hospital proved a haven of refuge for the stricken. Day and night
many were brpaght in, no one was refused. With the assistance of
volunteer lay workers all were cared for. The Hospital Corps had the
gratification of seeing the largest percentage of its patiets return to
The hospital receives no appropriations and has received no endow-
ments. It depends entirely upon the funds received from patients for
the payment of the current expenses.
The Sisters' services are gratuitous. They receive no salary. The
good accruing to bodies and souls is considered as their ample recompense.
All physicians of good standing have the privilege of treating their
own patients and have access to the hospital at all times.
All patients, irrespective of color, creed or nationality I
The Sisters wish to express their sincere appreciation t
assisted in materializing the aims and ideals of the hospital
cians and surgeons of the city who have manifested a spl
helpfulness toward the sufferers claiming their care, also
of other towns who, though not immediately connected wit]
refer their patients to the institution; to the city and count
the cooperation given on all occasions; to the citizens and
hospital for the courtesy always shown, and the friends oi
poor who have always remembered them in kindly and sul
For all contributions and donations great and small, th<
tender their grateful appreciation.
all who have
to the physi-
idid spirit of
Friends of the
the sick and
Nurses having received Diplomas from Pensacola Hospital Training School for Nurses,
including Nurses transferred from the Pensacola Sanitarium
Mrs. Ada McNeil Robbins
Mary C. Riley -
Joe Hughes -
Sara R. Taylor -
Catherine Rhodes -
Salina Burpee -
Louise Skotzky -
Pearl Jordan -
Bertie Renn Lounsberry -
Julia Waters -
Lucy Jordan -
Floress Tinsley -
India Tinsley -
Gertrude Abt -
Mrs. Katie Dumas -
Emily White -
Mrs. Fairy Burn .-
Irene. Tuggle -
Ellen Cox -
Abie Jamison -
Marguprite Merritt -
Minnie Jones -
Mrs. Marie Hamilton
5HE operating suite occupies the fifth floor and consi
operating rooms, nose and throat room, surgeons' d
sterilizing room, instrument room, general utility room and
Every facility is offered, every scientific, medical an4
ts of two main
bssing rooms, a
I surgical appli-
ance is installed for the alleviation of-the suffering of h nanity.
The Obstetric and Nursery Departments are of inter
pectant mother, and while these departments cannot ve
into in detail in this booklet, any information desired w
given, and an invitation to inspect them is cordially extel
On April 17, 1924, under the auspices of the Kiwaz
was opened for the "under-pivileged child" of Pensaco
One hundred and seventy-six children have received treaty
t to every ex-
well be gone
l be cheerfully
s Club, a clinic
P and vicinity.
mnt in the clinic.
Sixty-seven were referred to the hospital for medical and Ourgical care.
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The hospital maintains its own ice plant, from which pure ice in ample
quantities is always available.
A laundry equipped with all necessary machinery is also operated in
connection with the hospital and is in charge of one of the Sisters.
The milk and cream used in the hospital is from their own dairy, and
the fowls and eggs from their own poultry farm.
Connected with the hospital is an accredited training school for nurses
which offers a three years' course of training to young women possessed
of the necessary qualifications, desirous of-learning the scientific care of
the sick. Theoretical privilege is obtained through class work and lecture
series by physicians, practical work in the rooms and wards.
Applicants are required to have two years High School or its equiva-
lent, or preliminary education.
This school is now running the eight hour schedule which gives
student nurses more free time for, recreation and study. Twenty-eight
nurses are now on the training school register. ,
M. A. LISCHKOFF, President J. H. FELLOWS, Vice-President W C. PAYNE, Scretary
A. M. AMES W. C. PAYNE W. D. NOBLES T. H. STOKES
C. E. HUTC INSqN R. L. BRYAN C. C WEBB
W. E. ANDERSON V. R. NOBLES F. P. HIXON J. H. PIERPONT
J. H. BICKERSTAFF H. L. SIMPSON J. MIXON
J. H. FELLOWS
M. A. LISCHKOFF R. G. NOBLES M. E. QUINA
H. B. McEUEN
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REPORT OF THE STAFF
To the Trustees and Faculty of the Pensacola Hospital,
We respectfully present our report for the year ending October 31,
The Pensacola Hospital has completed the ninth year of its existence.
During that time its growth has been steady and progressive.
The proposed standardization of hospitals is now an established, fact.
To this standardization Pensacola Hospital is contributing her share, and
is makingevery effort to live up to the Class A rating, established by the
American College of Surgeons. To maintain this high standard will be
the desire of every one connected with the hospital.
The Laboratory, now occupying the fourth floor, is in charge of a
trained technician and affords ample opportunity for studies by our staff
and nurses. The work in this department is increasing every day.
The X-Ray department is complete in every detail and its excellent
work deserves, especial mention.
The monthly meetings of the Medical Staff have been interesting and
well attended. Interesting cases and all matters pertaining to the welfare
of the hospital and patient are freely discussed. These meetings have
proved to be a benefit to all:
The Training School for Nurses has had as usual a
year. The success and efficiency of our school is due in a
to the hard and conscientious work of the Sisters in charge
To our Superior, Sister Catherine, we owe much for he
port and untiring efforts and the constructive spirit displays
to have the hospital maintain and keep the highest efficiem
of the suffering.
Too much credit cannot be given the good Sisters
entirely devoted to the service of God and to suffering hu
We owe much credit to the nurses and we greatly a
The Medical Staff through its skill, efficiency and d'
tribute largely to the hospital's progress'
We appreciate the kindly feeling and unfailing gen
the Pensacola Hospital by its many friends and by the
To them we are sincerely grateful.
Respectfully submitted for the Medical Statl
November 1, 1924.
d in her desire
r for the relief
hose lives are
,tion have con-
lic in general.
M. A. LISCHKOFF, M. D President.
THE ROENTGENOLOGICAL DEPARTMENT
H. B. McEUEN, M. D., Roentgenologist and Radiotherapist
Diagnostic department is equipped with a one hundred and fifty kilo-
volt Schiedel-Western control and rectifying unit and a Sneek transformer.
The table is the latest Wappler tilt table for horizontal and vertical flouro-
scopy as well as stero-roentgenorophy. This department equipment in-
cludes all of the modern appliances, such as the Potter-Bucky diaphragm,
double screen cassettes, electric tube and plate changer (used in short time
exposures of chest) and a complete modern dark room equipment.
SRoentgen-ray and Radium Therapy Department
The equipment here is a modern three hundred kilo-volt (800,000
volts) Wappler machine and tube stand of the same make. The tube
holder of this machine affords ample protection to patient, operator and
other patients in the hospital from this very penetrating ray. In the two
years that this machine has been in use there has* passed through this
department (treated) one hundred and seventy patients, a V
being given the second and some the third series of treatmi
This department also has fifty milligrams of Radium E
is used at times in conjunction with the Roentgen-Therap
supplement the dose of radiation given and also when indical
Numerous pre-cancerous skin lesions, the rodent ulcers
mas have been treated by this department.
The Diagnostic Department is located on the ground fla
pital. It is of easy access to corridor and elevator.
The Therapy Department is located on the second floor
sun parlor in the east wing of the hospital.
nber of them
a of the hos-
in a spacious
FINANCIAL STATEMENT AS OF NOVEMBER 1, 1924
City Patients -
County Patients -
United States Government -
Private Rooms -
Operating Room, Laboratory and Anesthetics -
X-Ray Receipts -
Interest and Discount -
Special Nurses and Board -
Meats, Groceries and Other Provisions -
Operating Room Supplies -
Improvements and Repairs -
Fuel, Light and Power -
Nurses and Anesthetist's Salaries, '- -
Office Expense -
Interest on Loan -