A Manual of the Eclectic Treatment of Disease, Designed for the Many Students and Practitioners Who Are Now Diligently Searching for Knowledge of the Most Direct Action of Drugs, as Applied to Specfic Conditions of Disease Volume 1

A Manual of the Eclectic Treatment of Disease, Designed for the Many Students and Practitioners Who Are Now Diligently Searching for Knowledge of the Most Direct Action of Drugs, as Applied to Specfic Conditions of Disease Volume 1

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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. 1906 edition. Excerpt: ...and then it may be continued in five-minim doses three or four times daily for its alterative effect, unless debility is marked. Phytolaccais indicated specifically wherever the glands or glandular organs are involved. It is an active alterative and restorative in addition to its influence upon the functional action of all glandular structure. It is given conjointly with other indicated remedies. Podophyllin may be given in very small doses with phytolacca and also whenever the liver and spleen are involved. It should not be permitted to irritate the gastro-intestinal tract. Berberis aquifolium is a remedy of value as auxiliary to other measures when the skin is involved and when pimples, pustules, bullae, vesicles or skin abscesses appear as a result of the infection. This remedy is given to good advantage when so indicated with small doses of the carbonate of iron. Quinin should be given in toxaemia, when the temperature is not too high. It is a stimulant and tonic of much value. Strychnin or strychnin arsenate are valuable for regular administration. During a period of extreme weakness, exhaustion or threatened collapse hypodermoclysis with the normal salt solution should be resorted to. It is profoundly stimulating in its influence, but of no less importance is its influence in antagonizing the micro-organisms and their toxines in the blood, and in effecting their elimination. From one-half to two or more pints can be used, much care being exercised in its administration every day in extreme cases. When extreme distention of parts or extreme stretching of the integument has occurred over a mass of fluid injected and not rapidly diffused, there has followed strangulation, gangrene and sloughing. This must be avoided, as conditions in...show more

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  • United States
  • English
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  • 1236745949
  • 9781236745941