Journal of Ophthalmology, Otology and Laryngology, Volume 2 (Google eBook)

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Page 291 - It gives rise to no disagreeable symptoms in children and young adults, and with careful use is safe even in the old where, of course, it would seldom if ever be required to be used for spasm of the accommodation. It appears to be the most powerful of all the mydriatics, one instillation doing as well as repeated instillations of atropia sulphate, and instead of requiring from ten days to three weeks to pass off, the effects pass off in five days at the longest.
Page 90 - A Treatise on Diseases of the Nose and Throat. In two volumes. By Francke Huntington Bosworth, AM, MD, professor of diseases of the throat in the...
Page 379 - ANNUAL OF THE UNIVERSAL MEDICAL SCIENCES. A Yearly Report of the Progress of the General Sanitary Sciences throughout the World. Edited by CHARLES E. SAJOUS, MD, and Seventy Associate Editors, assisted by over Two Hundred Corresponding Editors, Collaborators and Correspondents.
Page 250 - A', sphenoidal sinus. In A : s, superior, m, middle, i, inferior turbinated bones ; c, part of the pharynx behind the nasal cavity. regarded as proving the assertion that the soft palate lies upon the tongue. Opposite the soft palate is situated another valve, which rises as an elastic, rigid plate of a tongue-like form from the upper margin of the entrance to the larynx. This is the epiglottis ; it lies close to the lowest and most posterior part of the dorsum of the tongue, and runs upward so far...
Page 86 - Clinic in Marburg. Translated from the Third German Revised Edition. Edited by DB ST. JOHN ROOSA, MD...
Page 298 - The circular fibres of the ciliary muscle exert a pressure upon the edge of the lens, by means of which the latter becomes thicker." 2. "The longitudinal fibres of the muscle cause an increase of tension in the vitreous humor, on account of which the posterior surface of the lens is prevented from shifting and the action of the peripheral pressure is chiefly confined to the anterior surface...
Page 44 - The tonsils (amygdalae) are two glandular organs, situated one on each side of the fauces, between the anterior and posterior pillars of the soft palate. They are of a rounded form, and vary considerably in size in different individuals.
Page 348 - When aphasia supervenes immediately or within a few days or weeks after an injury of the anterior portion of the head on the left side. It is extremely probable, in the first case...
Page 178 - Swanzy, simultaneous in its onset with hemiplegia of the opposite side of the body, indicates a lesion of the pons, usually a haemorrhage on the side corresponding to the paralyzed nerve.
Page 298 - The arching forward of the. center of the anterior surface of the lens is rendered possible and favored by the recession of the peripheral portion of the iris, which is accompanied by a contraction of the deeper (circular) layer of the ciliary muscle and the iris. 5. "The contraction of the ciliary muscle causes finally a relaxation of the anterior portion of the suspensory ligament, by which means, again, the increase in thickness of the lens is promoted.

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