Image from page 601 of “The principles and practice of surgery” (1872)

Image from page 601 of “The principles and practice of surgery” (1872)
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Title: The principles and practice of surgery
Year: 1872 (1870s)
Authors: Hamilton, Frank Hastings, 1813-1886
Subjects: Surgery General Surgery
Publisher: New York : W. Wood & Co.
Contributing Library: Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine
Digitizing Sponsor: Open Knowledge Commons and Harvard Medical School

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Roosas Ear Syringe. In such cases, after mois- Fig. 304.

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Clarks Ear Douche. tening the ear with glycer-ine, a pledget of cotton should be laid within the auricle and retainedby a bandage. The syringe employed for the ear ought to have a rather large aperture,in order that the jet may not be too sharp; and the nozzle should havea somewhat abrupt conical form,so that it may not inadvertentlybe introduced to the tympanum.The four-ounce, hard-rubber sy-ringe, recommended by Dr.Roosa, aurist, of this city, iswell constructed in both of theseregards. Clarks ear douchewill be useful where it becomesnecessary to wash the ear often. Pustules and Furunculi occur in the sebaceous, hair, or ceruminousfollicles. They are exceedingly painful, but terminate rapidly insuppuration. The pain may be relieved, and the opening of the pustulehastened, by fomentations of hot water and poppies. If within reach,early incision affords the most prompt relief. Eczema of the ear, when chronic, is generally due to some consti-tutional fault, and is, for this reason, exc

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