Gaillard's Medical Journal, Vol. 42

Gaillard's Medical Journal, Vol. 42 : January to June, 1886 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Gaillard's Medical Journal, Vol. 42: January to June, 1886 Partial self-suspension will also be found a most valuable means of correct ing the deformity in cases Of lateral curvature, if the operation is properly' performed. This is effected by the patient having a leather collar passing under the chin and occiput, the straps passing from this up on either Side Of the head to an iron crossbar, secured by means Of a rope and pulley to a hook or beam in' the ceiling. The patient then raises the arms over the head to their fullest extent, and, seizing the rope in the hands, commences to climb up hand over hand until he gradually raises his heels from the floor, unless he Should feel uncomfortable before he has reached thus far. The toes, however, Should never leave the ground. 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 more

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  • Paperback | 692 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 35mm | 912g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243166478
  • 9780243166473