A Monograph of Diseases of the Nose and Throat

A Monograph of Diseases of the Nose and Throat

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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. 1897 edition. Excerpt: ...glycerine three parts. The quinine spray is frequently recommended, this is made by dissolving one grain of quinine in an ounce and a half of water; before using the solution it is to be heated to 100 F. Recently it has been claimed that lithaemia is a strong predisposing cause of hay-fever, and that gratifying results follow a fifteen grain dose of salicylate of soda, taken before breakfast. Naphthaline, protoiodide of mercury, hamamelis, or belladonna ointment freely applied to the nostrils are claimed to be beneficial; favorable results have been credited to the use of hydriodic acid syrup; a pill of atropia sulphate containing the two-hundredth of a grain given every three or four hours, until its physiological effect is produced (manifested by dryness in the throat and nose), will lessen an attack. _ Amelioration will occasionally follow inhalation of the compound tincture of benzoin, one drachm to a pint of hot water. Therapeutics. A ralia rae. "Extreme sensitiveness to a draught, the least current of air causing sneezing, with watery, acriddischarge from nostrils and posterior nares." Nightly attacks of asthma, inability to lie down. After first sleep patient wakes with a cough, which is relieved by expectoration. Arsenioum iod. When given in the 3x trituration, once a day, for three weeks before the expected attack, it will frequently modify the nasal irritation. Sneezing, profuse, acrid discharge from nose, excoriating border of nostrils and the upper lip. Burning and itching in nostrils and throat, and on the roof of the mouth. Frequent attacks of asthma, worse at night, and especially after midnight. Chronic enlargement of glands of posterior wall of pharynx. Puffiness of the face; prostration. Euphrasia. ..".show more

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  • Paperback | 48 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 104g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236750357
  • 9781236750358