|622. If you put on any garment wrong side out, as, for example, a pair of stockings, never change it, as to do so brings ill luck. This direction is intuitively followed by many people who are entirely free from conscious superstition. ... Read more of Dressing at Superstitions.ca|| Informational|
Medical ArticlesChildren's Nerves
The nervous system of children is often damaged by shock or fr...
Lessons From Nutritional Anthropology
The next logical pair of questions are: how healthy could goo...
The Surgical Form Of The Superficial Cervical And Facial Regions And The Relative Position Of The Principal Blood-vessels And Nerves
When the neck is extended in surgical position, as seen in Pl...
Impossibility Of Answering For The Issue Of Every Typhoid Case
Although a _typhoid character_ of scarlatina will rarely set ...
ADOPTING the phrase of our forefathers, with all its ...
Constipation Of Bowels
This disease may proceed from either a negative condition--a ...
The abdomen is formed of a series of rings containing the bowe...
Though often but slight, disappearing in a few minutes by some ...
The Digestive Process
After we have eaten our four-color meal--often we do this in ...
Paroxysmal Tachycardia Management
There is no specific treatment for paroxysmal tachycardia. Wh...
Urticaria Zoster Rubeola
_Urticaria_, _Zoster_ and _Rubeola_, are treated in the same ...
Blood Supply Of
To supply good blood in cases where it is lacking, either from...
The Future Of Life Extension
I beg the readers indulgence for a bit of futurology about wh...
A most effective preventive and cure for this is the inhaling ...
All endoscopic procedures should be performed in a somewhat ...
Emetic, followed by white of egg. Keep very warm. ...
ONCE a young woman who had very hard work to do day a...
Cancer In Foot
We have noted one case in which "Cancerous Gangrene" in the fo...
See Baths for Head. ...
Compression Stenosis Of The Esophagus
The esophagus may be narrowed by the pressure of any periesop...
Category: ACQUIRING SKILL
Source: A Manual Of Peroral Endoscopy And Laryngeal Surgery
The fundamental principles of peroral
endoscopy are best taught on the cadaver. It is necessary that a
specially prepared subject be had, in order to obtain the required
degree of flexibility. Injecting fluid of the following formula worked
out by Prof. J. Parsons Schaeffer for the Bronchoscopic Clinic
courses, has proved very satisfactory:
Sodium carbonate--1 1/2 lbs.
White arsenic--2 1/2 lbs.
Potassium nitrate--3 lbs.
Boil until arsenic is dissolved. When cold add:
Carbolic acid 1500 c.c.
Glycerin 1250 c.c.
Alcohol (95%) 1250 c.c.
For each body use about 3 gal. of fluid.
The method of introduction of the endoscopic tube, and its various
positions can be demonstrated and repeatedly practiced on the cadaver
until a perfected technic is developed in both the operator and
assistant who holds the head, and the one who passes the instruments
to the operator. In no other manner can the landmarks and endoscopic
anatomy be studied so thoroughly and practically, and in no other way
can the pupil be taught to avoid killing his patient. The
danger-points in esophagoscopy are not demonstrable on the living
without actually incurring mortality. Laryngeal growths may be
simulated, foreign body problems created and their mechanical
difficulties solved and practice work with the forceps and tube
Next: Practice On The Rubber-tube Manikin
Previous: Testing For Electric Defects