Thoracic Diseases: Their Pathology, Diagnosis and Treatment

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D. and M. Calkins, 1854 - Chest - 439 pages

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Page 374 - The apex beats between the cartilages of the fifth and sixth left ribs, at a point about two inches below the nipple and one inch on its sternal side.
Page 305 - The clavicular regions are nearly immoveable during respiration; and when the patient attempts to make a full inspiration, the upper part of the thorax, instead of expanding with the appearance of spontaneous ease peculiar to the healthy state of the lungs, seems to be forcibly dragged upwards at each effort to accomplish it.
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