HOSPITAL REAL MILITARY SAN AGUSTIN
1. He will instruct all individuals in the Regulations and cause compliance
2. He will promote whatever be suitable for the better care and assistance
of the patients, as likewise to the greatest economy of the Royal Treasury.
3. He will cause patients to be punished when they get drunk, because of the
detriment they are to disturbing the good routine and order of the hospital.
1. The medical doctor must visit the patients twice each day at five in the
morning and three in the afternoon.
2. In winter season the visit shall be first at six in the morning and second
at two in the afternoon.
1. He will, when the medical doctor arrives, give three strokes on the bell and
there will gather in the medical ward the Pharmacist, the Ward Attendant,
and himself, there to do as the doctor commands.
2. He may not cut the hair of a soldier who may be ill in the hospital,.without
orders from the medical doctor, even though he may request it.
1. He will endeavor to make good selection and preparation of medicants to
overcome and exterminate the illnesses.
2. He must pass appropriate time in the country to gather vegetables, flowers,
fruits, herbs, seeds, barks, roots, gums, and stalks when they are most
healthy and nutritious.
1. He will be watchful, in proper manner, that from time to time the beds are
cleaned and washed to remove the bedbugs and other insects that breed in
2. He will move the clothing in his charge from time to time so that dampness,
moths, and rats do not damage it, arranging to have rat traps with which
to exterminate the latter.
3. He will take special care that sheets from consumptive, cancerous, and
scorbutic patients are not mixed with those of others, arranging that these
as well as shirts from these persons be washed separately to prevent contagion.
One ordinary ration for each day is to be composed of one pound of fresh beef,
one ounce of bacon, one of beans, and half an ounce of pork lard, to be dis-
tributed in the following manner:
A soup will be made from two ounces of bread and half an ounce of lard.
Eight ounces of beef, half an ounce
ounces of bread.
of beans, half an ounce of bacon, and six
An equal quantity set aside from the mid-day meal.