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December 1941


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Arch Otolaryngol. 1941;34(6):1175. doi:10.1001/archotol.1941.00660041269013

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There is nothing more ugly and awkward around an office than the seldom used Bárány chair. The following is suggested as an inexpensive substitute: Two circular boards 3 feet (91.5 cm.) in diameter, fitted with four ball casters and held together by a center pin. Four holes in the upper board are deep enough to hold the legs of a straight-backed chair. The chair can be immediately removed after the test, and the turntable can be conveniently set aside by standing it on edge against the wall.

A turntable for the Bárány test. Two circular boards are seen, the top one revolving on the bottom one. Both are held together by a fixed center pin and thumb bolt. Four ball-bearing casters are placed between the boards.

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