Cold baths, while greatly to be recommended to those who are s...
Punctures Case X
Mr. Worth's daughter, aged six, was thrown down by a dog and ...
Bowels Glands Of
Symptoms of glandular trouble in the bowels are--weariness and...
Scarlet-fever Or Scarlatina
is an eruptive fever, produced by a peculiar contagious poiso...
In this fever, now known as a form of Typhoid, the disease spr...
Proper exercise for the brain is most important. But this is n...
Nerve Centres Failing
Many diseases flow from this cause, but at present we only con...
Introduction Of The Esophagoscope
The esophagoscope is to be passed only with ocular guidance, ...
The Fulcrum Of The Bronchoscopic Lever Is At The Upper Thoracic Aperture
Disregard of this rule will cause subglottic edema and will ...
Although either the positive or the negative pole, applied to...
Neuralgia And Rheumatism Of The Heart
If neuralgia, use B D current; if rheumatism, use A D. In eit...
Urgent dyspnea in diphtheria when no membrane and but slight...
Quiet Vs Chronic Excitement
SOME women live in a chronic state of excitement all ...
This is often a trivial matter, but sometimes it is a symptom ...
Some general remarks on this important treatment we give here....
Bromids And Chloral
If there is much restlessness and the circulation is good, th...
Technicalities Of The Pack And Bath
Let me give you its technicalities, and the rationale of its ...
Extent Of Electric Agency
When we have settled upon the position that the electricity o...
This forms a severe feature in many cases of illness, and has ...
Resume Of Tracheotomy
Instruments. Headlight Sandbag Scalpel Hemostats ...
Source: A Manual Of Peroral Endoscopy And Laryngeal Surgery
No hook greater than a right angle should be used through
endoscopic tubes; for should it become caught in some of the smaller
bronchi its extraction might result in serious trauma. The half curved
hook shown in Fig. 38 is the safest type; better still, a spiral twist
to the hook will add to its uses, and by reversing the turning motion
it may be unscrewed out if it becomes caught. Hooks may easily be
made from rods of malleable steel by heating the end in a spirit lamp
and shaping the curve as desired by means of a pin-vise and pliers.
About 2 cm. of the proximal end of the rod should be bent in exactly
the opposite direction from that of the hook so as to form a handle
which will tell the position of the hook by touch as well as by sight.
Coil-spring hooks for the upper-lobe-bronchus (Fig. 39) will reach
around the corner into the ascending bronchus of the
upper-lobe-bronchus, but the utmost skill and care are required to
make their use justifiable.
[FIG. 39.--Author's coil-spring hook for the upper-lobe, bronchus]
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