The little Red Hen was in the farmyard with her chickens, when she found a grain of wheat. "Who will plant this wheat?" she said. "Not I," said the Goose. "Not I," said the Duck. "I will, then," said the little Red Hen, and she plan... Read more of THE LITTLE RED HEN at Children Stories.caInformational Site Network Informational
Privacy


Home


Medical Articles


Mother's Remedies


Household Tips


Medicine History


Forgotten Remedies


Search

Medical Articles

Rupture And Trauma Of The Esophagus

These may be spontaneous or may ensue from the passage of an ...

Errors To Avoid In Suspected Foreign Body Cases

1. Do not reach for the foreign body with the fingers, lest...

Small Pox - Variola

This disease begins with pain in the head and back, chilly se...

Facts

In 1845-46 there was an epidemic in Dresden, a city of 100,00...

Limb Saving A

The proper growth of the body in any part depends on the power...

Oxygen Tank And Tracheotomy Instruments

Respiratory arrest may occur from shifting of a foreign body,...

Aphorisms

Educate your eye and your fingers. Be sure you are right...

Aphonia Loss Of Voice

This affection requires treatment variously, as it depends on...

Vegetables Green And Fruit

We would strongly recommend our readers to continually have th...

Children's Clothing

An infant's clothing should be soft, warm, and light in weight...

Resistance

A MAN once grasped a very hot poker with his hand, an...

How And Why We Breathe

Life is Shown by Breathing. If you wanted to find out whether...

Snake Bites

A snake bite is only one of a large class of injuries which ma...

Barley

If this grain is well grown and thoroughly well cooked, it wil...

Fruits And Vegetables

The Special Uses of Fruits and Vegetables. We come now to t...

Stimulants

See Alcohol; Narcotics. ...

Scarlatina Miliaris

Sometimes the red patches of the rash are covered with small ...

Dripping Sheet Substitute For The Half-bath

To apply the _dripping sheet_, a tin bathing hat or a large w...

Exercise While Fasting

The issue of how much activity is called for on a fast is co...

The Period Of Convalescence

under the usual drug-treatment, is, however, usually protract...



Forceps





Category: INSTRUMENTARIUM
Source: A Manual Of Peroral Endoscopy And Laryngeal Surgery

Delicacy of touch and manipulation are an absolute
necessity if the endoscopist is to avoid mortality; therefore, heavily
built and spring-opposed forceps are dangerous as well as useless. For
foreign-body work in the larynx, and for the removal of benign
laryngeal growths, the alligator forceps with roughened jaws shown in
Fig. 17 serve every purpose.

[FIG. 17.--Laryngeal grasping forceps designed by Mosher. For my own
use I have taken off the ratchet-locking device for all general work,
to be reapplied on the rare occasions when it is required.]





Next: Bronchoscopic And Esophagoscopic Grasping Forceps

Previous: Mouth-gag



Add to del.icio.us Add to Reddit Add to Digg Add to Del.icio.us Add to Google Add to Twitter Add to Stumble Upon
Add to Informational Site Network
Report
Privacy
SHAREADD TO EBOOK


Viewed 920