A Manual of Diseases of the Nose and Throat

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Lea Brothers & Company, 1905 - Nose - 584 pages
 

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Page 12 - CO., in the Office of the Librarian of Congress. All rights reserved. PREFACE TO THE SECOND EDITION.
Page 18 - FOSS.E. bones : — superiorly, by the nasal, the nasal spine of the frontal, the cribriform plate of the ethmoid, and the body of the sphenoid...
Page 14 - The revision for this new edition has been very thorough, bringing the book fully to date in all departments. For convenience a special chapter has been added on Therapeutics, wherein will be found a classification of drugs according to their local actions, and a number of useful prescriptions, together with indications for their employment.
Page 533 - Bromide of potassium, 20 grains. (.Distilled water ... 1 fluid ounce. [Fluoride of sodium. . 5 grains. \Distilled water ... 1 fluid ounce. Mix a small quantity of these solutions together when the papers are to be prepared, and wash them once over with the mixture, and, when dry, apply a solution of nitrate of silver, sixty grains to the ounce of water. These papers keep for some weeks without injury, and become impressed with good images in half a minute in the camera. The impression is not sufficiently...
Page 77 - Hereditary influences, including malformations of the nose. (d) The presence of pathogenic bacteria. (e) Exposure to atmospheric change, which is the least important of all the factors. The disease in the acute form usually begins with an attack of sneezing, which is gradually followed by a sense of stuffiness in the head and a peculiar dry and irritable condition of the mucous membrane of the nose. Within a few hours there appears a profuse watery discharge, which, as a rule, is very irritating,...
Page 289 - The artery begins at the level of the upper border of the thyroid cartilage and terminates...
Page 251 - Antero-posterior section of the head of an adult, showing the situation and gross structure of hypertrophy of the lymphoid tissue of the nasopharynx. (Zuckerkandl...
Page 13 - ... any doubts by means of microscopic and bacteriological tests. A departure of obvious value has been made in dealing with treatment. From among the multiplicity of medicinal and operative measures the author has chosen those which in his experience have proved the best and has given full details for the benefit of those who have not had the advantage of personal and clinical instruction. The revision for this new edition has been very thorough, bringing the book fully to date in all departments.
Page 52 - By observing carefully the following points many of the difficulties may be overcome. 1. The mouth should be opened nearly to the full extent. 2. The patient should be told to allow the tongue to rest within the mouth. (Many patients as soon as they open their mouths protrude the tongue.) Attempts at depression with the tongue protruded result in injury to the tongue and spasm of the organ, with insufficient depression. 3. If one carefully observes the tongue while lying quietly within the opened...
Page 27 - ... with the soft palate. It supports the tongue in eating, speaking, and swallowing. The soft palate is a movable fold suspended from the posterior border of the hard palate. It consists of mucous membranes, nerves, and muscles, and forms a sort of partition between the mouth and the hinder nostrils. Its upper border is attached to the posterior margin of the hard palate; its lower border is free. The uvula hangs from the middle of its lower border, and on each side are two curved folds of mucous...

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