Diseases of the nose, throat and ear

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Lea & Febiger, 1911 - 983 pages
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Page 262 - Thompson gives the essential tests for cerebrospinal fluid: 1. The fluid is perfectly transparent like water, and contains no sediment. 2. It is faintly alkaline in reaction, and either tasteless or slightly salt. 3. The specific gravity is between 1005 and 1010. 4. It is not viscid, and gives no precipitate (mucin) on adding acetic acid.
Page 263 - Fehling's solution there should be a reduction of the copper (due to pyrocatechin or some similar body). 10. The reducing substance may be obtained by evaporating to dryness an alcoholic extract of the fluid. It is then found in the form of needle-like crystals. 11. The aqueous solution of this residue does not ferment with yeast.
Page 798 - ... it may enter with the streptococcus or pneumococcus, or (c) it may be a secondary infection carried to the already infected ear by the fingers of the patient or otherwise, as held by Baginsky. 5. It is reasonable to believe, as my...
Page 795 - It is not to be inferred from what has been said that the local assessors discover all intangible property subject to taxation, and list it at its true value.
Page 816 - The duration of the disease varies from a few days to several weeks, or until the chronic state supervenes.
Page 242 - The short blade is then forced upward to the junction of the anterior wall of the sphenoid with the cranial plate, care being taken to have the long blade pass between the middle turbinated body and the outer wall of the nose. When the operator is assured that the blades of the knife are in their respective positions, he should work them upward parallel with the anterior wall of the sphenoid until the cranial plate is reached. The short right-angle blade should...
Page 521 - ... upward in a groove between the trachea and esophagus to the muscles of the larynx. As it reaches the larynx it breaks up into several twigs, thus supplying motor stimulus to all the intrinsic muscles of the left half of the larynx except the crico-thyroid, which is supplied by the superior laryngeal. For...
Page 29 - Hay fever, laryngeal cough, sneezing, bronchial asthma, anesthesia and hyperesthesia of the mucous membranes of the ear, nose, and throat are reflex phenomena, which may result from the irritation of the nervous system by the toxic material in the circulation.
Page 444 - Ear," states that a prominent surgeon has said that the tonsil is of greater clinical importance than the appendix; that it causes more suffering and more deaths.
Page 622 - ... of the first phalanx of a toe upon the second, with ankylosis of the articulation; ingrowing of the nail of the great toe; bromidrosis; chronic ulcers. (s) Hearing. An applicant who cannot hear conversational speech 30 feet and whispered speech 15 feet will be rejected. The applicant will be placed at one end of the room with the ear to be tested toward the other end of the room and will insert his moistened index finger into the other ear. The examining surgeon will approach within a few feet...

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