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The Anaesthetic Technique for Operations on the Nose and Throat (Paperback) Loot Price: R266
Discovery Miles 2 660
The Anaesthetic Technique for Operations on the Nose and Throat (Paperback): A De Prenderville
The Anaesthetic Technique for Operations on the Nose and Throat (Paperback): A De Prenderville

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The Anaesthetic Technique for Operations on the Nose and Throat (Paperback)

A De Prenderville

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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. 1906 Excerpt: ... and capable through a ball and socket joint, of considerable movement; in this way complete and perfect adjustment of the head is assured before the operation is begun. The turn of a handle fixes the head rest firmly in position. The forward portion of the seat is built up in the form of an abrupt rounded prominence, to receive the backs of the thighs, and Fig. 14. Bailey's Surgical Chair For Operations In The Upright Position. So to steady the patient and keep him firm. A foot piece supports the lower extremities. By moving a lever on either side of the chair, the complete supine posture can be instantly secured. Attached to the back flap is a swinging rod, which strikes the floor at a right angle and supports the body when the flap is lowered. Messrs. Bailey and Son, the manufacturers of this chair, have made certain changes in the original design, which will considerably enhance its value in practice. The advantages of such a chair as this are, that the patient from the outset is under complete control from any point of view; the mechanism is simple and uncomplicated, easy to work and free in action; faulty positions can be quickly rectified, and any change in the decubitus, should such be deemed necessary, promptly effected with great ease and celerity. Moreover, the gain of having the patient seated in a chair that is compactly built and fitted well into the body, is very marked in those cases where excitement is prone to occur, followed by attempts at struggling and irregular movement. Restraint is easily applied without, as a rule, the exercise of undue force; it is distinctly easier to manage an unruly subject in the upright position than in any other. Should, however, the proper pose arid head level be disarranged, it is a simple matter to put thi...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: A De Prenderville
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 32
ISBN-13: 978-0-217-48129-8
Categories: Books
LSN: 0-217-48129-9
Barcode: 9780217481298

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