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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 16, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 8 THE lETHBRIDGE HERALD Wednesday, May 16, J973 Amputation treatment, acupuncture Canadian doctors may eventually use Chinese techniques TORONTO (CP) A recent visit to China by Canadian doc- tors eventually may cause nu- Appointed Jean Folster, 50, chief of the Indian band at Norway House, has be- come the first female treaty Indian to be appointed magistrate in Manitoba. merous changes in treatment in ways of re- joining of amputated limbs, treatment of burns and in- tioduction of acupuncture. Chinese techniques for rejoin- ing amputated limbs may force Canadian doctors to throw out their present Western theories, Dr. Gustave Gingras of Mon- treal, an expert in rehabilitation medicine, said Monday. Dr. Gingras, president of the i Canadian Medical Association and leader of the 16-member delegation to China last month, said he had been especially im- pressed with these techniques. The successes of Chinese sur- geons "with the re-implantation of limbs that have been sepa- rated for up to 36 hours are im- portant surgical developments.' Canadian teachings have in- dicated that amputated limbs had to be reconnected within six to eight hours. "Obviously, our teaclrings are inaccurate." Dr. Gingras told a meeting of the Ontario Medical Association (OMA) that techniques with mi- magnifying lenses so that tiny blood vessels and nerves can be are being used in China to re- place severed fingers. In three of every five cases the replacements have been successful, he said. Canada has many cases of amputated fin- gers each year and has much to learn from the Chinese in this field. Dr. Gingras described as "very impressive' the Chinese methods of treating patients with burns. "Their extraor- dinary success rates' are due to "the aggressive manner in which they attack such cases.' Chinese doctors have saved patients who had burns on 99 per cent of the body and up to 90 per cent of the body with third-degree burns (the most se- he said. Canadian doc- tors accept a death rate of about 50 per cent for patients who have 50 per cent of the body covered with third-degree burns. That rate "is not acceptable' in China, he said. Use of proce- dure in which needles are in- serted into specific points on the body either to relieve pain or treat certain have a definite place in Canada in the future, Dr. Gingras said. This is especially true of acu- puncture used to relieve pain during operations, for example in place of anesthetics. EXTRA VALUES for this Here's help in getting ready for the long week end ahead. For our specials, we've chosen the kinds of food we're sure you'll be need- you plan for the holiday. If it's a picnic, backyard barbecue, patio supper, or just delicious indoor meals, come get in on the extra values we have for you right now. At pleasingly low prices, too! "S Closed Victoria Day May 21st. x vs PRICES EFFECTIVE This Week Only In Lethbridge and Taber May 16- 19, 1973 SOFT DRINKS Cragmont Assorted Flavours Regular and Low Calorie Zip Top 10 fl. oz. tin Great Buys In Safeway Produce This Week SAFEWAY PRICES COFFEE Safeway Instant 10 oz. net wt. jar-----SI.69 BISCUITS Davids Social Tea 74 oz. net wt. pkg......496 OLIVES Empress Stuffed L.P. 8 fl. oz. jar........... 496 SWEETIE DRINK MIXES Asst'd. Flavours pkg.....6 for 276 KOOL AID Assorted Flavors pkg............5 for 29C STRAWS Cragmont Flexible pkg. of 80............ 596 CUPS CANADA Styrofoom pkg. of 51-7 01.......596 FOU WRAP Kitchen Craft Aluminum 12" x 75' Roll 976 CONES Cadet Ice Cream Box of 48 636 CORN Jiffy Popping 366 5 01. net wt. pan...... 36c CONES Christies Cuplet Colored Ice Cream box of 48___636 For Picnic or Patio Check Large Assortment of Disposable Picnic and Camping Supplies Extra Savings Beer Nuts bag Saran Wrap 2 59" Peanuts Barbecue Needs BRIQUETS Hi Country Charcoal 20 Ib. .bag....... .59 LIGHTER Wizard Charcoal Fluid 32 fl. 01. tin Bar-B-Base Kin9rford'lb-poly Fire Starterzip 17 OI pk9 2 Safeway Pries iesSnacks 5 5Vi oz. net wt. pkg. for Johnsons Blanched Ib. net wt. bag Margarine 2 95" Skylark Fresh 18 oz. net wt. loaf Safeway Price BAR-B-Q BREAD 2 55" SOUR CREAM Lucerne 10 oz. net wt. ctn. MUSTARD Frenchs Prepared 24 oz. net wt. jar 3 Fresh Bulk Canada No. 1 Imported New White Canada No, 1 Cello Bag New Crop Whole Best Quality Golden Yellow Sunkist Size 165s STRAW Fresh California Quart Basket BAR-B-Q SAUCE Kraft 4 Flavours Mix or Match 18 oz. net wt. jar........ 2 Bel Air Concentrate Pink or Regular fl. oz. tin Eskimo Frozen 5 Flavours Pkg. of 6-3 fl. oz. ,00 Hash Browns AsstU Pizza Fraser Vale Frozen Potatoes ......2 Ib. bag Chalet 9" Size 1 3 89 59 12 oz. net wt. Scott Paper Products FACIAL TISSUE Safeway Prices RESDAN Dandruff Treatment 10 fl. or. bfle.....SI.89 TAMPONS Playtex Deodorant Regular or Super pkg. of 30....... S1.59 BABY POWDER Johnson Johnson 14 oz. net wt. plastic........... 866 BAND-AID Johnson Johnson Plastic Strips pkg. of 25 49c J CLOTH Johnson Johnson Assorted Towels Pk9. of 24....... SALMON Gold Seal Pink 7Vi oz. net wt. tin____596 TUNA Cloverleaf Solid White Albacore 7 oz. net wf. tin..... H.P. SAUCE D. Smith oz. net wt. btle. 396 Lea Perrins Worcestershire SAUCE 5 fl. oz. btle. 396 CREAM TOPPING Lucerne Aerosol 6 fl. oz. tin Hankie Pack Pink, Yellow, White, Rainbow 100 2 ply pkg.......... 5 .00 Seott Colors 600-1 Piy 4 roll pkg Extra Saving OiC Tnwolc Viva Assorted >80 1 piy I OWeiS 2 roll pkg Safeway Price Heinz Products BABY FOOD 7 QQ Strained or Junior (Except B fi Meats and Meat Dnrs.) D _IL 4% oz. tin____Special Beans with far 55c Extra Saving btle- Air way Pries Safeway Price OOC Sweet Pickles Bar-B-Q Sauce Tomato Ketchup20 fl OI btle WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO LIMIT QUANTITIES ;