SAMUEL J. SCHNEIERSON, M.D., F.A.C.P.; PHILIP KRAININ, M.D., F.A.C.P.
For the past several years it has been our practice, during the course of the general physical examination of a patient, to conduct the inspection first, and then to put on dark-adaptor goggles and continue with the remainder of the examination. In this way, when, at the termination of the physical examination, we proceed to fluoroscope the chest our vision is satisfactorily dark adapted. No further time need be wasted in the darkness of the fluoroscopic room waiting for satisfactory dark adaptation, without which proper fluoroscopic examination is not feasible.
While examining patients as we wore these glasses we have
SCHNEIERSON SJ, KRAININ P. VISUALIZATION OF SKIN VEINS WITH THE USE OF DARK-ADAPTOR GLASSES12. Ann Intern Med. 1950;32:120–122. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-32-1-120
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