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The Sitz-bath May Be Taken In A Small Wash-tub If There Is No
proper sitz-bath-tub at hand. It should be large enough to allo...
The Blood-mesh Of The Skin
The Blood Vessels under the Skin. Not merely the nails and th...
There Is Neither A Specific Nor A Prophylactic To Be Relied On
All these different methods and remedies, and many others, ha...
Fruits And Vegetables
The Special Uses of Fruits and Vegetables. We come now to t...
Take Care Of Your Stomach
WE all know that we have a great deal to do. Some of ...
See Children's Sleep. ...
Is simply an inflammation due to impurity of the blood. These ...
Elsie was twenty. She came to see me because I had helped Els...
Roentgenray Study In Foreign Body Cases
Roentgenography.--All cases of chest disease should have the ...
To Prevent Diarrhoea
Where it is prevailing as an _epidemic_, _Ipecac_ at night, a...
Colds Consumption And Pneumonia
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This very common trouble is caused by one or more of the veins ...
Mineral Acids Muriatic Acid Prescriptions
have also been used with good effect in some epidemics. _Muri...
Troubles Of The Nervous System
The Nervous System is not easily Damaged. The nervous system ...
Cancer In Foot
We have noted one case in which "Cancerous Gangrene" in the fo...
Punctures Case V
Mr. Cocking's son, aged 12, received a stab in the palm of th...
How To Sew Easily
IT is a common saying that we should let our heads sa...
Preparation Of The Patient For Peroral Endoscopy
The suggestions of the author in the earlier volumes in regar...
List Of Instruments
The following list has been compiled as a convenient basis f...
Source: A Manual Of Peroral Endoscopy And Laryngeal Surgery
The simplest, best, and safest source of current is a
double dry battery arranged in three groups of two cells each,
connected in series (Fig. 8). Each set should have two binding posts
and a rheostat. The binding posts should have double holes for two
additional cords, to be kept in reserve for use in case a cord becomes
defective.* The commercial current reduced through a rheostat should
never be used, because there is always the possibility of grounding
the circuit through the patient; a highly dangerous accident when we
consider that the tube makes a long moist contact in tissues close to
the course of both the vagi and the heart. The endoscopist should
never depend upon a pocket battery as a source of illumination, for it
is almost certain to fail during the endoscopy. The wires connecting
the battery and endoscopic instrument are covered with rubber, so that
they may be cleansed and superficially sterilized with alcohol. They
may be totally immersed in alcohol for any length of time without
* When this is done care is necessary to avoid attempting to use
simultaneously the two cords from one pair of posts.
[FIG 8.--The author's endoscopic battery, heavily built for
It contains 6 dry cells, series-connected in 3 groups of 2 cells each.
Each group has its own rheostat and pair of binding posts.]
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