The College Journal of Medical Science, 1859, Vol. 4 (Classic Reprint)

The College Journal of Medical Science, 1859, Vol. 4 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The College Journal of Medical Science, 1859, Vol. 4 The introduction of the oesophageal tube is not attended with serious dificnlties. 11 the patient be partially or entirely insensible, large cork vial-stoppers may be placed between the jaws, that the tube be not mashed by the teeth during a convulsive movement The tube is then to be lubricated and passed xrapidly backwards through the mouth and down the pharynx and oesophagus, there being little if any danger of forcing it into the larynx, or through the mucous membrane of the canal. As the tube reaches the stomach it organ and the resistance communicated t 5 3180 the length of the pipe pro] ecting from the mouth will show the depth reached. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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  • Paperback | 596 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 31mm | 785g
  • English
  • 729 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243186983
  • 9780243186983