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: A system of instruction in X-ray methods and medical uses of light, hot-air, vibration and high-frequency currents : a pictorial system of teaching by clinical instruction plates with explanatory text : a series of photographic clinics in standard uses of scientific therapeutic apparatus for surgical and medical practitioners : prepared especially for the post-graduate home study of surgeons, general physicians, dentists, dermatologists and specialists in the treatment of chronic diseases, and sanitarium practice
: Monell, S. H. (Samuel Howard), d. 1918
: Vibration X-rays Diagnosis, Radioscopic Thermotherapy Electrotherapeutics X-Ray Therapy Vibration Diagnosis
: New York : E.R. Pelton
: Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine
: Open Knowledge Commons and Harvard Medical School
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Plate 211.—Showing rays focussed on end of nose and upper lip in lupus case. Patientis wearing dark glasses to protect eyes. No attempt at compression is made. For local appli-cations this lamp is less efficient than the L. and G. lupus lamp for the reason that it acts onthe tissues only at a very long distance from the source of light. It also uses four times thecurrent.
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Plate 21:3.—Showing a side view of lamp focnssed on small area of face. As an experi-ment in attaining high candle-power with heavy currents this lamp was designed more forgeneral treatment than for small lesions. It is probable that it will be improved in many ways. ARC-LIGHTS AND ARC-LAMP CABINETS 499 light. For instance, a granulating surface will become anaemic underblue light and hypersemic under white light. The degree of pain-relieving power possessed hy hlue electric-light is far greater than I had hitherto supposed. Although I hadoften been astonished at the alleviation brought about so quickly bythe blue electric-light in acute pleurisies, still I had only used it formaking a tender spot tolerant to investigation, but now my experi-ence has shown that far stronger claims may be made for its actionin this respect. We now resort to the application of these rays insteadof cocainization to render painless incisions and stitching of wounds,and the hlue electric-rays not only ca
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