The suffusion of the brain will increase quickly, so we must trephine at once or it may be too late.
"Dracula" by Bram Stoker
Lately I've been studying the history of trephining and the cases where it has been employed.
"Anne's House of Dreams" by Lucy Maud Montgomery
The boy was trephined, and the comminuted fragments removed; in about six weeks recovery was nearly complete.
"Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine" by George M. Gould
Shepherds trephined sheep for the staggers.
"The Evolution of Modern Medicine" by William Osler
He must be trephined.
"A Simpleton" by Charles Reade
Suppose he had never been trephined, when would his consciousness have returned?
"Elsie Venner" by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
I have a man wounded in eight places, including a fractured elbow and a fractured skull, which has been trephined.
"Diary of a Nursing Sister on the Western Front, 1914-1915" by Anonymous
He should also have small scalpels, tooth trephines, and files.
"Old-Time Makers of Medicine" by James J. Walsh
V. Operations Other than Scleral Trephining for the Relief of Glaucoma.
"Glaucoma" by Various
Fractures of the cranium, and the operation of trephining anatomically considered.
"Surgical Anatomy" by Joseph Maclise