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Diseases of the Nose, Throat and Ear. For Practitioners and by A. Logan Turner

By A. Logan Turner

Ailments of the nostril, Throat and Ear: For Practitioners and scholars, Fourth variation offers info pertinent to the basic elements of the illnesses of the ear, nostril, and throat. This ebook discusses hypersensitivity and its allied stipulations.
Organized into six sections encompassing forty-one chapters, this version starts off with an summary of anatomical constitution of the nostril. this article then explores a few of the methods of exam of the cavities of the nostril, pharynx, larynx, and ear. different chapters examine inference with phonation, that's the most universal indicators in affections of the larynx. different chapters think about the sensitivity of the nasal mucous membrane to atmospheric alterations, together with temperature, humidity, sunshine, triumphing wind, and mud. This ebook discusses besides heliotherapy as an invaluable adjuvant to different remedy in nasal sickness. the ultimate bankruptcy bargains with the congenital defects of the labyrinth, that are accountable for the referred to as sporadic congenital deaf-mutism.
This ebook is a invaluable source for clinicians.

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APPEARANCES. — In C - shaped deviations (Fig. 3 0 ) the s e p t u m presents a c o n v e x sur­ Fig. —Simple angular devi­ face o n t h e n a r r o w side, while the o t h e r nasal ation of septum nasi to the left. c a v i t y appears u n d u l y p a t e n t . T h e inferior c o n c h a is frequently enlarged o n t h e c o n c a v e side. T h e a n t e r i o r e d g e o f the septal cartilage is s o m e t i m e s dis­ l o c a t e d , s o t h a t it p r o j e c t s i n t o a n d partially b l o c k s t h e v e s t i b u l e o f the p a t e n t side o f t h e n o s e .

T h e l o t i o n s m a y b e i n t r o d u c e d either b y a H i g g i n s o n syringe o r b y a d o u c h e - c a n p r o v i d e d w i t h r u b b e r t u b i n g a n d a suitable n o z z l e (Fig. 2 8 ) . I n using the d o u c h e , the can should b e suspended n o t m o r e than a foot a b o v e t h e p a t i e n t ' s h e a d . I n either case t h e p a t i e n t s h o u l d sit w i t h t h e h e a d slightly b e n t f o r w a r d o v e r a basin, a n d s h o u l d b r e a t h e o r p a n t t h r o u g h t h e m o u t h .

A p i n t o f fluid is usually sufficient, a n d if a H i g g i n s o n s y r i n g e is u s e d , the force o f t h e s t r e a m should n o t b e t o o g r e a t , lest t h e s o l u t i o n b e d r i v e n i n t o t h e a u d i t o r y t u b e s a n d cause i n f e c t i o n o f t h e m i d d l e ear. When there are n o a d h e r e n t crusts t o b e d i s l o d g e d o r w h e n t h e d i s c h a r g e is small in a m o u n t t h e n o s e m a y b e cleared b y a small glass d o u c h e o r b y a coarse s p r a y .

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