A Treatise on Gynaecology, Clinical and Operative, Volume 1

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Page 337 - The patient is placed in the left lateral position, with the left leg extended and the right flexed and supported by an assistant, who should be seated.
Page 98 - ... been squeezed as dry as possible. A very large number of these pellets of cotton wool will be necessary. although they do not require to be packed away with force. but merely to be placed one on the top of the other, so as to form one even mass. As one proceeds, the valve of the speculum has to be gradually withdrawn, and removed altogether just before one has quite finished. When a patient has had her vagina plugged in this way, it sometimes becomes necessary to draw off her water with a catheter.

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