Mouth Gag

John Bark
1893 The Journal of Laryngology Rhinology and Otology  
under cocaine, absolutely painless. The view is, furthermore, unobstructed by bleeding. The hooked knife is introduced through a speculum into the nasal chamber to bo operated upon, passed well behind the posterior extremity of the crust or spur, and, hugging the flattened side of the knife closely to the septum, the growth is removed with neatness and dispatch. A number of blades are necessary to meet the varying conditions found in nasal deformities. The universal handle, fitted with a spring
more » ... itted with a spring catch, will be found both strong and convenient. The above instrument has been made to my designs by Messrs. Mayer and Meltzer, London.
doi:10.1017/s1755146300149728 fatcat:qsaa22eqqndodaljoefbo7y7lu