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Caloric Tests

Subject Source: Medical Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Normal Caloric Reaction and Nystagmus, circa 1934

 Item — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents

Different types of nystagmus are exhibited across five patients in this silent, black and white film. Intertitles describe each type of nystagmus, while the viewer is shown extreme close ups of involuntary eye movements.

From the Department of Otology, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago Illinois.

Dates: circa 1934

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