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January 14, 1911

APPARATUS FOR PROCTOCLYSIS

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MARINETTE, WIS.

JAMA. 1911;LVI(2):114. doi:10.1001/jama.1911.02560020030009

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Abstract

The new appliance for heating salt solution for proctoclysis shown in the accompanying illustration, consists of a galvanized iron box covered with asbestos and sole leather, 9 inches long, 6 inches wide, 6 inches at greatest height, being dome-shaped, one end closed, the other open, with an opening ¾-inch in diameter at top of closed end, and a loop ¾-inch in diameter at top of open end, allowing a ½-inch tube to be passed without trouble; an electric lamp socket is fixed on the inside of the closed end and fitted with a 4-candle-power lamp, 12 feet of silk-covered copper wire with plug for attachment to electric light fixture, attached to lamp through the closed end.

The advantages of the appliance are the following: It is simple, efficient, and durable. It will not get out of order, keeps a constant temperature and will not burn the

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