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April 1, 1905

New Appliance

JAMA. 1905;XLIV(13):1035. doi:10.1001/jama.1905.02500400039004

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A FRAME FOR EXAMINING EYE SKIAGRAMS.  G. H. STOVER, M.D.Lecturer on Electrotherapeutics and Radiology, Denver and Gross Medical College; Radiologist to St. Joseph's and to the City and County Hospitals.DENVER.As I am frequently called on to make eye examinations and to localize foreign bodies in the eyeball, I found it necessary to devise some convenient method of holding the negatives made after the Sweet method, which would leave both hands free for using the instruments, and for making measurements, and which at the same time would give a good illumination; so I made the frame which is here illustrated. It is made of three-eighth inch poplar and is varnished to prevent warping.The plate holder is set at an angle of about 45 degrees with the base, and the opening in it, of just the size to take a 4x5 negative, is rabbeted at the sides to

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