TONGUE DEPRESSOR

Known as: DEPRESSOR, TONGUE, NON-SURGICAL, tongue blades, tongue depressors 
A tongue depressor is a device intended to displace the tongue to facilitate examination of the surrounding organs and tissues.
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1948-2017
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2011
2011
BACKGROUND Different methods have been used for detecting developmental defects of enamel (DDE). This study aimed to compare… (More)
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2009
2009
BACKGROUND In external radiotherapy, the use of leaded intraoral devices to shield adjacent tissues is well described, but… (More)
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2004
2004
Swabs and scrapings from the buc-cal mucosa in the mouth have been used to obtain DNA from epithelial cells for genetic studies… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND Residual neuromuscular blockade remains a problem even after short surgical procedures. The train-of-four (TOF) ratio… (More)
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2003
2003
To describe a nosocomial outbreak of gastric mucormycosis caused by Rhizopus microsporus var. rhizopodiformis in five adult… (More)
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1997
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1997
BACKGROUND Recovery of the train-of-four (TOF) ratio to a value > 0.70 is synonymous with adequate return of neuromuscular… (More)
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1996
1996
BACKGROUND We report four cases of cutaneous infection with Rhizopus microsporus in vulnerable preterm infants in one neonatal… (More)
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1993
1993
Numerous studies have reported a correlation between mutants streptococci levels and dental caries. The aim of this study was to… (More)
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1989
1989
A simple, sterile splint to ensure skin take and to immobilize joints in burned children who have grafted wounds is described. It… (More)
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1976
1976
The author describes a tongue depressor which can be adapted to the examiner's thumb while performing indirect laryngoscopy. This… (More)
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