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Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). Department of Otolaryngology


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Simplified Technique for Testing the Vestibular Apparatus, circa 1930s-1940s

 Item — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents

A technique to test the vestibular apparatus of a man in his mid- to late 20s is demonstrated in this black and white, silent film. Cold water is injected into the man’s left ear canal with a syringe. Onset of nystagmus (rapid and involuntary eye movements) begins after about twenty seconds. Intertitles describe the procedure.

From the Department of Otolaryngology, Northwestern University Medical School.

Dates: circa 1930s-1940s