The London Practice of Physic

The London Practice of Physic

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1779 edition. Excerpt: ...9i. nay be useful. I have known four grains of ipecacoanha given to an infant, seven days old, in a clyster with great advantage. C H A P. XII. Of the Stone and Gravel. Th E stone and gravel are calculous concretions in the urinary passages occasioning pain in the back, pubes, &c.--They are attended with a, nausea and vomiting, bloody urine, if the stone be pointed and rough, strangury, costiveness, a painful retraction of the testicle of the affected side, and a numbness down the thigh and leg. When the obstructing matter is got into the bladder the the pain in the kidney abates, the urine becomes turbid, and is discharged in drops, with a frequent inclination to make water, and go to stool, an itching in the penis, and a mucous sediment in the urine. The diet mould be light, and of the laxative kind.--Bleeding is, in genral, very necessary: the uva ursi to 9i. or 3(? in powder, has done good; and the following drink is very proper with it: Potio Arabica. R Emuls. com. (cum duplici quantitate. Gum. Arabic) tbiJ. Vin. alb. Jiv. Syr. ex alth. Jij. m. Potus Anodynus. R Em. com. Ibi. Syr. e mecon. 3X. m. pro pot. ord. Inject the following clyster: Enema Balsamicum. R Decoct, commun. pro clyst. tbJ. Balsam, copaiv. (v. o. admixt.) 31. Ol. olivar. Jij. Tinctur. Thebaic. gutt. xxx. m, ut f. enema. Enema Enema Anodynum. R Bals. Per. (vit. ov. sol.) 3i-. Dec. com. lbi. Ol. oliv. Jij. T. Theb. 3ij.n1. fiat enema. Bolus Anodynus. R PU. sapon. 9-. Gum. guaiac. gr. xij. Sjx. ex alth. q. i. ut f. bolus hbra somni su-mendus. Vel, Haustus Nephriticus. R Aq. hordeat. ji.. junip. comp. 31. Ol. amygd. Mucilag. gum. Arabic. Syr. ex alth. ana 31). Spirit, nitri dul. gutt. xxx. f. haustus pro re nat-a sumendus. Vel, Haustus Millipedatus. R Milleped....show more

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  • Paperback | 70 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 141g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236548507
  • 9781236548504