Surgical Instruments; Elastic Stockings, Abdominal Supporters, Trusses, Apparatus for Deformities, Electric Batteries, Physicians' Supplies, Hospital and Invalid Furniture

Surgical Instruments; Elastic Stockings, Abdominal Supporters, Trusses, Apparatus for Deformities, Electric Batteries, Physicians' Supplies, Hospital and Invalid Furniture

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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. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ...in circumference, and no battery in existence is furnished with a coil of such a length. This instrument will furnish three currents: The primary (or so-called direct) current, the secondary (or induced) current, and a combination of the primary and secondary currents. A roomy compartment has been provided in the lower part of battery case, in which will be found 2 insulated handles, 2 sponge electrodes, 2 nickel plated canulae, 1 pair conducting cords, silk covered. Size of battery, 9%x5%x7. As the cell cases have a life of 100 actual hours, it costs but 11/2 cents for each hour's work obtained from this instrument. Fig. 5683. Battery, complete......................................................$15 00 Charge for renewing and restoring each cell case................................. 75 FARADIC BATTERY, NO. 14. Containing Chloride of Silver Dry Cells of the Interchangeable Form. This battery differs essentially from any Faradic machine ever before constructed. We take pleasure in recommending it in the highest terms both to the medical professlon and to the trade. It contains four chloride of silver Faradic interchangeable dry cell cases, attached to a hard rubber plate and concealed from view. The coils are three in number, 1'. e., a primary and two secondaries, each being wound with a different size of wire, the primary with No. 26 wire, the first secondary with No. 22, the second secondary with No. 32, each possessing an entirely different therapeutic value, as agreed by all the most advanced thinkers and workers in electro therapy. The primary and secondaries may be used independently or in combination, placing five distinct currents at the command of the operator. The current in this battery is graduated by means of the...show more

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  • Paperback | 142 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 268g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236936981
  • 9781236936981