Identifier: systemofinstruct00mone
Title: A system of instruction in X-ray methods and medical uses of light, hot-air, vibration and high-frequency currents : a pictorial system of teaching by clinical instruction plates with explanatory text : a series of photographic clinics in standard uses of scientific therapeutic apparatus for surgical and medical practitioners : prepared especially for the post-graduate home study of surgeons, general physicians, dentists, dermatologists and specialists in the treatment of chronic diseases, and sanitarium practice
Year: 1902 (1900s)
Authors: Monell, S. H. (Samuel Howard), d. 1918
Subjects: Vibration X-rays Diagnosis, Radioscopic Thermotherapy Electrotherapeutics X-Ray Therapy Vibration Diagnosis
Publisher: New York : E.R. Pelton
Contributing Library: Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine
Digitizing Sponsor: Open Knowledge Commons and Harvard Medical School

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Plate 215.—The five Instruction Plates immediately following illustrate a new Arc-Light Cabinet having two 15 Ampere lamps, with special reference to the general administra-tion of the chief chemical rays with only a small amount of the heat rays. Especiallydesigned to treat pulmonary tuberculosis and general skin diseases. Also for general tonicalterative effects. See text for full description and clinical information. This plate shows thepatient oa the asbestos couch covered with sheet, and last doors of cabinet ready to be closed.The blue glass observation-window seen in the open door gives the operator a view of patientduring treatment. When the cabinet is closed direct patient to remove sheet to allow rays toreach entire body without hindrance. The cabinet only attains a comfortable warmth. It isnot a radiant heat apparatus.

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Plate 210.—This Plate shows the Cabinet with front open and both lamps in view.The small glass cuspidor near patients head is for expectoration during treatment. Instructpatient to breathe deeply while in the cabinet. ARC-LIGHTS AND ARC-LAMP CABINETS 501 Some action from tlie visible spectrum, as well as from ozone must beconsidered. The effects noted from the clinical administration of electric arc-ligbt baths in such a cabinet as is here described have included theestablishment of circulatory changes with a uniform regulation of thehearts action—as shown by improved volume and slower rate of pulse—a temporary and slight rise of temperature, increased activity ofthe skin, improved respiration, fuller and slower and gradually increas-ing respiratory capacity, and diminished irritability of the mucousmembranes and lessened discharge in tubercular, bronchial, and asth-matic patients and in catarrhal conditions of the nasal passages. There is an increased excretion of urea and COj,

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