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June 28, 1941

SPECTACLE FRAME HOLDER FOR LEVIN TUBE

Author Affiliations

Attending surgeon, Beth Israel Hospital New York

JAMA. 1941;116(26):2845-2846. doi:10.1001/jama.1941.62820260001006
Abstract

The frequent and increasing use of indwelling gastric and intestinal tubes for gavage, lavage, aspiration and drainage has suggested an improvement in the customary method of holding the catheter near the mouth or nose. The use of adhesive plaster is both unsightly and uncomfortable and often causes skin irritation.

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