Medical Guide for Anglo-Indians; Being a Compendium of Advice to Europeans in India, Relating to the Preservation and Regulation of Their Health, Giving Also Plain and Complete Instructions for the Treatment of the More Prevalent, Sudden,

Medical Guide for Anglo-Indians; Being a Compendium of Advice to Europeans in India, Relating to the Preservation and Regulation of Their Health, Giving Also Plain and Complete Instructions for the Treatment of the More Prevalent, Sudden,

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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. 1874 edition. Excerpt: ...after the vomiting, followed by large quantities of magnesia mixed with water. The best known antidote for arsenic is hydrated sesquioxide of iron, a preparation somewhat similar in composition to the yellow-coloured rust, which forms when iron is fully exposed to water and to air. Corrosive sublimate, sugar of lead, copper, and some other common mineral poisons, produce symptoms more or less like those of arsenic, and are to be treated in the same way. When vitriol, or any other concentrated mineral acid, has been taken in poisonous doses, the best antidotes are chalk, soda, or soapsuds. In poisoning by prussic acid, a teaspoonful of sal volatile in a glass of water should be given immediately. List Of Medicines. The following list includes almost every medicine that is likely to be required for ordinary use. Ammonia Liquor. Blister Liquid. Camphor. Chalk, Prepared. Chalk Powder, Compound. Chlorodyne. Carbolic Acid. Condy's Fluid. Cream of Tartar. Castor Oil. Caustic, Lunar. Dover's Powder. Emetic, Tartar. Ether, Sulphuric or Chloric. Epsom Salts. Ginger, Essence. Gregory's Powder. Tincture i Grey Powder. Ipecacuanha. Jalap. James' Powder. Laudanum. Magnesia. Paregoric. Peppermint Essence. Quinine. Rhubarb. Sal Volatile. Saltpetre. Santonine. Soda, Carbonate of. Sweet Spirits of Nitre. Sugar of Lead. Sulphate of Zinc, of Catechu. Table Of The Doses Of Medicines Required For Different Ages. Suppose the ordinary adult dose of the medicine (rhubarb for example) to be twenty grains, the proportionate dose for a child above two and under three years of age would be five grains, or one fourth. DIRECTIONS FOR ADMINISTERING THE MEDICINES Liquor Ammonia. A powerful diffusible stimulant, most useful in cases 01 snake bite. Dose, twenty drops in a glass of...show more

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  • English
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  • 1236575741
  • 9781236575746