Punch,  41 (1861), 43.

[Dangers of Chest Percussion]

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Illustration, Drollery

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Medical Practitioners, Medical Treatment, Sound

    Shows a doctor attempting to grab the nose of a patient, who is seen falling over backwards. The caption reveals that the doctor has been trying to sound his patient's chest in the 'Approved Fashion', without warning the patient beforehand. The 'irascible patient' is determined to know whether it hurts him or the doctor.

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