CHARLES A. ELSBERG, M.D.
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In a series of papers published in the Bulletin of the Neurological Institute of New York (1935, 1936) new quantitative procedures for the examination of the olfactory sense were described. One of the procedures was called blast injection of odors and consists of the injection of measured volumes of odor into one or both nasal passages during short periods of voluntary cessation of breathing. In this procedure the pressure under which the blast of odor is released into the nose takes the place of the force of the ordinary inspiratory movement.
The smallest number of cubic centimeters of an odor
ELSBERG CA. THE LOCALIZATION OF SUPRATENTORIAL TUMORS OF THE BRAIN BY OLFACTORY TESTS1. Ann Intern Med. ;10:49–57. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-10-1-49
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1936;10(1):49-57.
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