Surgical pearl: Repair of split or deformed ear lobe with a tongue depressor
blade for stabilization during surgery.
Imagine visiting your physician because of a sore throat, and while she has a tongue depressor
in one hand and pen light in the other, she is able to simply verbally order you a refill of an antibiotic.
If tongue-tie is suspected, a tongue depressor
can be used to elevate the tongue and visualize the frenulum, said Dr.
There's no standardization of how the stool is prepared and filtered--it could be blended in a kitchen blender or by hand with a tongue depressor
, or strained through gauze or a coffee filter, he said.
A series of X marks are made in the drawdown with a tongue depressor
or spatula as in Figure 1.
He said the doctor put a tongue depressor
in his throat to begin his diagnostic tests.
She also got some items for herself, spending about $2,000 for a tongue depressor
, swab and hospital gown said to be have been used by Elvis Presley during a hospital stay in the 1960s, as well as $1,000 for china from TV producer Gene Rodenberry's estate.
He tailors a sterile tongue depressor
for use as a guard to protect the IUD strings.
The consumer either rubs a stick shaped like a large tongue depressor
against the inside of their cheek, or provides a (somewhat voluminous) sample of their saliva.
A video was played later showing Saddam, 66, with a thick, greying beard and bushy, dishevelled hair, as a doctor examined him, holding his mouth open with a tongue depressor
, apparently to get a DNA sample.
It was enough to make me gag without a tongue depressor
. I think it was his subtle way of demonstrating why health-care costs are going through the roof.
Health care professionals, how about a hand-painted tongue depressor
? Now what do you do with it?