Clinical Manual for the Study of Diseases of the Throat

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Maclehose, 1894 - Throat - 268 pages
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Page 166 - Secondary syphilitic affections of the pharynx do not usually require any constitutional remedies. For the last eighteen years I have seldom employed any specific treatment for adults. Under the use of local remedies the symptoms rapidly disappear, and I have rarely met with tertiary phenomena in the throat amongst those whom I previously treated for the earlier manifestations. Hence it is probable that the non-use of mercury does not increase the risk of a further development of the disease.
Page 109 - ... varying in size from that of a split pea to that of a half-crown.
Page 218 - Of the chosen remedy, dissolve twelve globules in twelve teaspoonfuls of water, and give one teaspoonful at a dose every hour, or every two hours, according to the severity of the symptoms.
Page 191 - The therapeutic elements of most importancein any climate are (1) pure air free from dust and organic particles ; (2) abundance of sunshine, without excessive heat, so that much time can be spent in the open air; (3) a temperature without extremes, so that the body is not exposed to the risk of great variations of heat and cold— equability ; (4) absence of violent, very cold, or very hot winds, at any rate of long duration (in this is involved the element of local shelter). These four elements...
Page 86 - Foule's method is by making an incision from the angle of the mouth to the angle of the lower jaw...
Page 32 - It is important to practice the introduction of the laryngeal mirror with the left hand as well as with the right.
Page 9 - ... the junction of the anterior two-thirds with the posterior third of the foot, close to the line beyond which the viscera do not extend downwards within their muscular envelope.
Page 9 - Circumvallate papillae are usually from seven to ten in number and are arranged in the form of a V, the apex of which points down the throat. They lie quite at the back of the upper surface of the tongue and each consists of a little flat central mound surrounded by a deep moat, the outer wall of which is slightly raised above the surface, and it is to this that the papillae owe their name. Both...
Page 235 - The mucous membrane of the larynx above the level of the vocal folds is supplied by the internal laryngeal nerve, and below the vocal folds by the recurrent laryngeal nerve (A4 and 5 above).
Page 83 - If cancer affects the tonsil it is usually by extension from some other part of the throat; but I had the opportunity of examining a case of idiopathic cancer of the left tonsil in a man aged 49 years, in October, 1859, under Dr.

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