A Handbook of Diseases of the Nose and Pharynx

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William Wood & Company, 1901 - 439 pages
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Page 20 - It extends from the base of the skull to the lower border of the cricoid cartilage...
Page 160 - It appears to me that the balance of evidence is in favour of the presumption that he was called here by a general writ, and not a patent.
Page 23 - This is a fanshaped muscle (Fig. 148, e). It arises from the greater and lesser cornua of the hyoid bone and from the lower part of the stylo-hyoid ligament. From this origin its fibres pass round the pharyngeal wall, to be inserted with the corresponding fibres of the opposite side into the median raphe. As they pass postero-medially, the lowest fibres descend, the highest ascend, and the intermediate fibres run...
Page 73 - ... through the opposite nostril). 5. Hold the end ball of the apparatus firmly in the right hand (the left holds the bottle) and operate it briskly, until the spray of medicated fluid, which should be felt at once to enter the nasal passage, has passed around it and appears at the opposite nostril; at this moment, stop. 6. Remove the nozzle from the nostril; allow the surplus fluid to run out of the latter ; then blow the nose gently — neiier vigorously. 7. Repeat the operation upon the opposite...
Page 355 - The instrument being ready for use, the hilt is grasped in the right hand, and the aperture in the shank is placed over the tonsil. The surgeon, with the thumb or index finger of the left hand placed under the angle of the patient's jaw, then presses the tonsil inwards, \vhilst at the same moment, with the thumb of his right hand, he drives home the blade of the tonsillotome.
Page 206 - August 12th, 1865, with compound fracture of the left leg, caused by the wheel of an empty cart passing over the limb a little below its middle. The wound, which was about an inch and a half long, and three-quarters of an inch broad, was close to, but not exactly over, the line of fracture of the tibia.
Page 21 - Make an incision from the hyoid bone to the lower border of the cricoid cartilage, and exactly in the middle line.
Page 106 - ... given to the other more severe and aggravated cases. A considerable number of cases of this description fell under my observation at the Boston almshouse, when that place was made the receptacle of persons taken up in a state of intoxication. The usual symptoms of delirium manifested themselves in a period varying from a few hours to one or two days from the time of entrance. They were not less severe, not less distinctly marked than those which occur in the more important cases ; but the paroxysm...
Page 119 - This convulsive affliction occurs by paroxysms, with longer or shorter intervals between them, and of longer or shorter duration in different cases, and in the same case at different times. It consists in a peculiar mode of inspiration, which it is difficult accurately to describe.
Page 258 - USES.—These roots possess astringent and probably tonic virtues, and are much used in the summer complaint and diarrhoea of children as a domestic remedy. Usually a decoction is prepared, in the proportion of an ounce of the root to a pint of water, or sometimes of milk, according to the stage of the disease and the condition of the patient.

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