Swallow: Foreign Bodies, their Ingestion, Inspiration

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Safety pins, rubber bands, collar buttons and a toy goat are among the thousands of foreign bodies retrieved by laryngologist Chevalier Jackson (1865-1958) from throats, lungs and stomachs. Mary Cappello tells the stories of the objects preserved and catalogued in his archive, investigates the complicated physiology of the human swallowing mechanism, asks how and why these items were ingested and describes Jackson's pioneering techniques and his important work on endoscopy.

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Swallow: Foreign Bodies, their Ingestion, Inspiration

Swallow: Foreign Bodies, their Ingestion, Inspiration

and the Curious Doctor who Extracted Them.

Hardback304pp Illustrated

9781595583956     Product Code: 210642

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Safety pins, rubber bands, collar buttons and a toy goat are among the thousands of foreign bodies retrieved by laryngologist Chevalier Jackson (1865-1958) from throats, lungs and stomachs. Mary Cappello tells the stories of the objects preserved and catalogued in his archive, investigates the complicated physiology of the human swallowing mechanism, asks how and why these items were ingested and describes Jackson's pioneering techniques and his important work on endoscopy.

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