A talisman may be described as an emblematical object or im...
Generally the tongue will tell whether the stomach is ulcerate...
See Rash. ...
Punctures Case Ix
James Joynes, aged 12, was bitten by an ass, on each side of ...
Tuberculosis Of The Esophagus
Esophageal tuberculosis is not commonly met, but is probably ...
Children are not unfrequently born with this deformity in one ...
This symptom or affection, (if it can be classed as a disease...
_Nux Vomica_ should be used once in about four hours, for twe...
Often in sprains all attention is given to the bruised and tor...
Diet For A Long, Long Life
Some people not only want to be healthy, but they want to liv...
Drugs In Hypertension
The drugs that are mostly used to lower blood pressure are ni...
The treatment of shock will probably always be unsatisfactory...
Cold baths, while greatly to be recommended to those who are s...
Biliary Calculi Gravel In Liver
Take A C current, strong as can be borne; and treat the infla...
Structure and Action of the Heart. Now what is it that keeps ...
This disease is a most difficult one to deal with, and any hea...
Tricuspid insufficiency, except as rarely found in the fetus,...
Breathing In Going Uphill
See Breath, and Nerve. British Cholera is to a certain ext...
Menorrhagia - Profuse Menses - Flowing
For this affection, _Ipecac_ and _Hamamelis_ are the specific...
The chief traumatic factors in chronic laryngeal stenosis ar...
Pleuroscopy For Disease
Category: BENIGN GROWTHS IN THE LARYNX
Source: A Manual Of Peroral Endoscopy And Laryngeal Surgery
Most pleural diseases require a large
external opening for drainage, and even here the pleuroscope may be of
some use in exploring the cavities. Usually there are many adhesions
and careful ray study may reveal one or more the breaking up of which
will improve drainage to such an extent as to cure an empyema of long
standing. Repeated severing of adhesions, aspiration and sometimes
incision of the thickened visceral pleura may be necessary. The author
is so strongly imbued with the idea that local examination under full
illumination has so revolutionized the surgery of every region of the
body to which it has been applied, that every accessible region should
be thus studied. The pleural cavity is quite accessible with or
without rib-resection, and there is practically no risk in careful
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