Minor surgery, or, Hints on the every-day duties of the surgeon . MINOR SURGERY. 121 THE ELASTIC LACED STOCKING FOR VARICES, Fig. 99. Is employed for the com-pression of varicose veins, andalso for the support of tenderand extensive cicatrices of theleg, being occasionally pre-ferable to the ordinary-rolledbandage, as it accommodatesitself perfectly to the form ofthe limb, exerts an equal com-pression throughout its wholeextent, is not liable to becomederanged, and may be readily-worn under a boot. Where itcannot be obtained ready made,slit a common strong cottonstocking down the side, andhem

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Minor surgery, or, Hints on the every-day duties of the surgeon . MINOR SURGERY. 121 THE ELASTIC LACED STOCKING FOR VARICES, Fig. 99. Is employed for the com-pression of varicose veins, andalso for the support of tenderand extensive cicatrices of theleg, being occasionally pre-ferable to the ordinary-rolledbandage, as it accommodatesitself perfectly to the form ofthe limb, exerts an equal com-pression throughout its wholeextent, is not liable to becomederanged, and may be readily-worn under a boot. Where itcannot be obtained ready made,slit a common strong cottonstocking down the side, andhem
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Minor surgery, or, Hints on the every-day duties of the surgeon . MINOR SURGERY. 121 THE ELASTIC LACED STOCKING FOR VARICES, Fig. 99. Is employed for the com-pression of varicose veins, andalso for the support of tenderand extensive cicatrices of theleg, being occasionally pre-ferable to the ordinary-rolledbandage, as it accommodatesitself perfectly to the form ofthe limb, exerts an equal com-pression throughout its wholeextent, is not liable to becomederanged, and may be readily-worn under a boot. Where itcannot be obtained ready made,slit a common strong cottonstocking down the side, andhem in on each edge a verythin slip of whalebone, and havea few eyelet-holes worked alon gthe edges behindthe bones, as in the corsets of the female. Likethese, it is to be fastened by lacing it up with abraid.. LACED GAITER FOR THE FOOT. This is constructed likethe knee-cap, of buckskinor kid, and laces along theoutside of the foot andankle. It serves admirablyfor supporting the parts aftersprains or weakness of theligaments of the lower partof the leg and foot.11 Fig. 100.

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