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An electrically lighted ophthalmoscope makes an excellent instrument for examining ear drums. I recently had occasion to examine an ear when I had no light other than an ophthalmoscope. I inserted the speculum and examined the drum through the ophthalmoscope, using it in the same manner as for a fundus examination; and by turning in a plus ten or a plus twelve lens, I obtained a magnified field that was better than that obtained with the ordinary electric auroscope.
I find that very few men possess an auroscope, or else they neglect or only casually examine ears. As anophthalmoscope is almost a diagnostic necessity, its possession may serve a double purpose and stimulate routine ear examinations.
Devitalized and Concentrated Foods Cause Constipation.
— The scandal of present-day dietetics is nowhere more manifest than in its consequent cures of constipation, which is the most important penalty which we
Simmons EW. AN EASY METHOD OF AURAL EXAMINATION. JAMA. 1925;84(12):891. doi:10.1001/jama.1925.26620380002009c
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