What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
abductor abscess acid acute affected antiseptic aphonia appearance ary-epiglottic folds arytenoid associated astringent become breathing buccal cartilage catarrhal cause character chronic cocaine colour condition cough deglutition diphtheria disease doses dyspnoea early stage edge employed enlarged epiglottis epithelioma examination exudation fauces fauces and pharynx faucial faucial pillars fluid follicles follicular foreign body frequently gargle glands glottis growths haemorrhage huskiness hyperaemia hypertrophied infiltration inflammation inflammatory inhalation injected inter-arytenoid interference irritation laryngeal mirror larynx lesion lining membrane lips lozenges lungs middle line mouth mucous membrane mucous patches muscles nasal nerve nose occasionally occur oedema operation pain paralysis patient pharyngeal wall pharynx phonation phthisis pillars portion position posterior wall presence readily recurrent recurrent nerve removed respiration result seen side soft palate solution surface swab swallowing swelling swollen symptoms syphilis temperature throat thyroid tion tissue tongue tonsil trachea tracheotomy treatment tube tubercular tumour ulceration usually uvula ventricular bands vocal cords voice
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 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).