Clinical Notes on Diseases of the Larynx: Investigated and Treated with the Assistance of the Laryngoscope

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Longmans, Green, 1869 - Laryngoscopy - 135 pages
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Page ix - Woodcuts from Dissections. Fifth Edition, by T. HOLMES, MA Cantab, with a new Introduction by the Editor. Royal 8vo.
Page 61 - HaUon-garden, caused his hair to be cut off, cold applications and a blister to be applied to the nape of the neck.
Page 114 - He was ordered to take three grains of iodide of potassium three times a day ; and...
Page 110 - ... it seemed to us that we had about reached the end of our tether. Even if we had been inclined to abandon the object of our search, which, shadow as it was, was by no means the case, it was ridiculous to think of forcing our way back some seven hundred miles to the coast in our present plight ; so we came to the conclusion that the only thing to be done was to stop where we were — the natives being so well disposed and food plentiful — for the present, and abide events and try to collect information...
Page 75 - I directed a blister to be applied to the back of the neck, and a free evacuation to be procured from the bowels.
Page 4 - Larynx," thus clearly expresses the action : " When air is blown into the windpipe, it must force its way through the vocal cords, and by so doing cause them to bulge outwards ; but the air, now finding a freer exit, •and the pressure being relieved, the cords, from their elasticity, will immediately resume their former position. At the same instant the blast, meeting afresh with resistance, will again move the parts aside, and by that repeated action the current of air will be divided into a number...
Page 108 - ... came tolerably well in contact throughout their whole length, showing a marked improvement in their power of tension. The arytenoid cartilages were no longer displaced in an anterior direction, and their lateral movement was quite free. The patient could sing the scale without any difficulty, and the sound of his voice was much improved. I saw him next on the 8th July, when his voice might have been considered quite natural.
Page 13 - For further information on this interesting subject I must refer the reader to the published works of these three authors.
Page 112 - I prescribed mercurial ointment to be rubbed- to his throat, and five grains of iodide of potassium to be taken three times a day.
Page 131 - I treated the case with the application of a solution of nitrate of silver to the larynx, frequently repeated, from which she derived much benefit.

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