A Case of Bullet-Wound of the Head

1893 Boston Medical and Surgical Journal  
above the pubes ; and all attempts without ether to pass a whalebone guide failed. The urine unfortunately was not collected, so that the renal condition was not known except in so far as his general good health would indicate sound kidneys. Failing to gain anything by hot baths, opium, etc., he was etherized ; and after patient trial with a bunch of filiform guides, one was passed into the bladder, and the posterior bulbous urethra was opened on a grooved sound, thereby
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