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The thoracic esophagus will be seen to expand during inspira...
Hurry, Worry, And Irritability
PROBABLY most people have had the experience of hurry...
Factors Increasing The Blood Pressure
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Interpretation Of Tracings
The interpretation of the arterial tracing shows that the nea...
Although curative attributes were ascribed to the magnet in...
Tuberculosis Of The Esophagus
Esophageal tuberculosis is not commonly met, but is probably ...
Difficulties Of Esophagoscopy
The beginner may find the esophagoscope seemingly rigidly fi...
Diet And Corpulence
A tendency to obesity should always be carefully checked by at...
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Aortic Stenosis Aortic Obstruction
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Introduction Of The Esophagoscope
The esophagoscope is to be passed only with ocular guidance, ...
Taking A Laryngeal Specimen For Diagnosis
The diagnosis of carcinoma, sarcoma, and some other conditio...
See Bowels, Locking of, above. ...
The Development Of My Own Constipation
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Head Massaging The
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Contraindications To Esophagoscopy
In the presence of aneurysm, advanced organic disease, exten...
Sometimes these occur as merely relaxed tissue full of blood. ...
Bronchoscopy In Malignant Growths Of The Trachea
The trachea is often secondarily invaded by malignancy of the...
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These are often piled on the front of the body,
while the far more important back is left exposed. In many cases of
delicacy and cough, particularly with women, it is far more effective
to protect the upper back with warm extra flannel than to place
covering on the chest. This alone will sometimes cure distressing
coughs. In every case, such "protection," whether to back or breast,
should be such as to secure free escape of perspiration (see
Underwear). A sheet of fine wadding is excellent. Where less heat is
desired, new flannel is the best. Often, also, chest trouble is best
helped by protecting the soles of the feet. If these and the back are
kept warm, there is little fear or harm at the front of the chest. Let
the back covering, where it is used, come down as far as the top of the
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