The Hospital Corps Quiz Compend; A Manual for the Hospital Corps, U. S. Army; Hospital Corps, National Guard; Red Cross Association; And for Students and Practitioners

The Hospital Corps Quiz Compend; A Manual for the Hospital Corps, U. S. Army; Hospital Corps, National Guard; Red Cross Association; And for Students and Practitioners

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1912 edition. Excerpt: ...As a laxative when the tongue is coated, in biliousness, beginning fevers, colds, indigestion, etc. Capsicum, Tincture of (Tinctura Capsici): Description.... A thick, yellowish-red liquid, having a hot, pungent taste. Dose.......... 0.666--2 c. c. (10 to 30 drops). Administration Well diluted with water every two hours. Use........... Intestinal indigestion. (See Appendix Alcoholism.) Castor Oil (Oleum Ricini): Description.... A viscid, amber-colored oil. Dose.......... 4--32 c. c. (1 to 8 teaspoonsful). Administration One dose alone or following calomel. The. addition of 10 to 20 drops of tincture of opium will prevent griping. It may be given in warm coffee, in capsule form, or as an emulsion. Use........... Simple, non-irritating purgative. Chloral, Hydrate (Chlorali Hydratum): Description.... Colorless crystals having a burning, pecu-liar taste. Dose.......... 0.066--1 gm. (1 to 15 grains). Administration One dose every four hours in plenty of water. Use........... Sea-sickness, sleeplessness, tetanus, deli rium tremens. May be given in solution by rectum to control spasms. Chrysarobin (Chrysarobinum). Description.... A yellow, odorless powder. Use........... Externally only. In a 10 per cent. ointment, it is a specific in psoriasis and warts. (See Appendix--Dhobie Itch.) Cinchona, Compound Tincture of (Tinctura Cinchonae Gom positus): Description.... A reddish, bitter fluid derived from cinchona. Dose.......... 2--4 c. c. (1/1 to 1 teaspoonful). Administration One dose before or after meals, combined with other drugs. Use........ A bitter stomachic used in atonic dyspepsia, and malariae affections. (See Appendix--General Tonics.) Cloves, Oil of (Oleum Caryophylli): Description.... A pungent oil having the spicy taste of cloves....show more

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  • Paperback | 76 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 154g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236832272
  • 9781236832276