Dental Advertiser Volume 11

Dental Advertiser Volume 11

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1880 edition. Excerpt: ... safest anaesthetic is nilram oxide_ga:, pure and freshly made, which, with but little effort, produces complete insensibility to pain, and is most rapidly eliminated from the system. In Philadelphia, in the eighty thousand operations, no death has ever resulted from it, and even where cases of death have been stated to have been caused by it, in other cities, proof has been wanting in some important matter, and our investigations with the various tests, on ourselves and others, and with the ophthalmoscope, microscope and spectroscope; has fully proven that in the ordinary doses in which it is employed it is absolutely safe, that is, as far_ as the word can be applied to an anaesthetic. For all operations in surgery, both for the general surgeon and dentist, at the house of the patient or in the private ofiice, nothing has yielded such satisfactory results as /zydrobromic el/zer. This, said the Doctor, was my own opinion, expressed in my work when I wrote my conclusions, in June, 1879, and this opinion has been confirmed by its still more extended use in one hundred and sixty cases, in all kinds of operations. These facts have been proven, not only by myself but by surgeons in'New York, Philadelphia, and in the West. Its odor is so agreeable, and it produces on the throat and upper parts of the pharynx such an anaesthetic effect, that operations can be performed upon these parts with ease and safety. It will not easily ignite. Met/zodqf using z't.----The hydrobromic ether is best given in a folded starched napkin, so as to cover the face, and inside that a soft pocket handkerchief or second napkin. Twice he has found that unless the first drachm was crowded upon the patient it is apt not to act promptly. This has been a cause of failure in...show more

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  • Paperback | 34 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236842987
  • 9781236842985