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October 22, 1887


JAMA. 1887;IX(17):543. doi:10.1001/jama.1887.02400160031011

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Dear Sir:  —In the last issue of The Journal appears an article on the above subject in which the writer claims an improvement, and would extract the tube by threading the extractor into it. (The thread being attached to the tube.) An ordinary person would not go to that trouble but would simply pull on the thread. It is not an improvement to leave the thread attached, but if left then the extractor would be entirely unnecessary.3449 Indiana Ave., Chicago.

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