_Measles_, which may be easily distinguished from scarlatina,...
Is a most valuable aid to health, acting as a physical and men...
The disease called Polypus, affecting the mouth or nostril wit...
Rich Foods Brandy Beef-tea Etc
must be avoided. Involuntary starting, and the manifestation...
Use the A D current, medium force. Treat with P. P. over the ...
Mechanical Problems Of Bronchoscopic Foreign Body Extraction*
* For more extensive consideration of mechanical problems...
A few of the anatomical details must be kept especially in mi...
On The Adherent Eschar
It appears scarcely necessary to describe the immediate and w...
Treat croup, whether membranous or spasmodic, much the same a...
There is intense drowsiness and contraction of pupils of eye. ...
The Inward And The Outward Current
I have already said that when the conducting-cords are of equ...
The Brain In Its Direction Of The Body
WE come now to the brain and its direction of other p...
Punctures Case Iii
A female servant punctured the end of the finger by a pin; th...
Indications For Strychnin
Strychnin is a much overused drug. It is now given for almost...
Esophagoscopy is demanded in every case in which a foreign b...
Direct laryngoscopy, bronchoscopy, esophagoscopy and gastrosc...
Mild Reaction Erethic
If the poison is not virulent, and the body of the patient in...
See Abscess. ...
This trouble is rather a symptom than a disease. It rises from ...
The Surgical Dissection Of The Wrist And Hand
A member of such vast importance as the human hand necessaril...
Category: INTRODUCTION OF THE ESOPHAGOSCOPE
Source: A Manual Of Peroral Endoscopy And Laryngeal Surgery
By inserting the window plug shown in
Fig. 6 the esophagus may be inflated and studied in the distended
state. The folds are thus smoothed out and constrictions rendered more
marked. Ether anesthesia is advocated by Mosher. The danger of
respiratory arrest from pressure, should the patient be dyspneic, is
always present unless the anesthetic be given by the intratracheal
method. If necessary to use forceps the window cap is removed. If the
perforated rubber diaphragm cap be substituted the esophagus can be
reballooned, but work is no longer ocularly guided. The fluoroscope
may be used but is so misleading as to render perforation and false
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