The American Journal of Otology Volume 4

The American Journal of Otology Volume 4

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1882 edition. Excerpt: ...and no injection along the manubrium was noticed within that time or later. On the contrary, in five of the cases the slight injection which previously existed disappeared. 3. Subjective noises, as roaring, buzzing, or ringing, were always produced in from one to one and a half hours, and disappeared gradually within twelve hours. 4. After from two to three hours a decided diminution of the hearing showed itself, to disappear gradually as the subjective noises ceased. 5. In eight of the cases dizziness, usually slight but in some severe enough to cause a staggering gait, came on with the subjective noises. The greatest loss of hearing appeared at the time when the temperature was the lowest. Similar experiments were used in conjunction with Dr. Sachs to determine the effect of salicylic acid, the conclusions being, as follows, from taking four and a half to five grams of the salicylate of soda in two doses at an interval of fifteen minutes. 1. A diminution in temperature of the meatus averaging.35 C. within two or three hours. 2. No hyperemia of meatus or injection along the manubriutn, and where any such already existed no change whatever was noticed. 8. Roaring, singing, and occasionally ringing were felt in all cases in from two and a half to four hours, and lasted longer than similar noises produced by quinine. 4. The loss of hearing was very marked and continued in several cases for some days; in several cases where the ears were diseased the less of hearing continued much longer, in one case, it is said, for eix months. 5. Decided dizziness was noticed in seven of the twelve cases, beginning somewhat later than the subjective noises. Comparing the second series (salicylic acid) with the first series (quinine), it was found that in the...show more

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  • Paperback | 120 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 227g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236662709
  • 9781236662705