Northwestern Lancet Volume 19

Northwestern Lancet Volume 19

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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. 1899 edition. Excerpt: ...of the disease I commence to irrigate or sterilize the nasal cavity and the post-nasal spaces with a harmless antiseptic solution, using the douche and atomizer. After giving a great number of antiseptics a fair trial. I decided on hydrozone as the most innocuous and most powerful germicide. Hydrozone is a 30-volume aqueous solution of peroxide of hydrogen. At the beginning I use it for irrigation diluted in the proportion of one ounce of hydrozone to twelve ounces of sterilized water. Nearing the period of the expected onset of the disease. I increase the dose to two or three ounces of hydrozone to twelve ounces of the sterilized water, according to the severity of the disease, using the douche, either tepid or cold, four times a day--morning, noon, evenings and at bedtime--while during the intervals I use the atomizer, with a solution of hydrozone and pure glycerin, or sterilized water, one to three, thus keeping the nares perfectly aseptic during the entire period, and preventing the outbreak of the disease in consequence thereof. In most obstinate cases, when there is still some irritation in the nasal cavity, I give as an adjuvant the following prescription: B Acid boracic, gr xx. Menthol, gr. iv. Glyco-thymoline, 5 ij. Sol. eucain B. 4 per cent., q. s. ad 3 ij. Sig. Use in atomizer. As a rule this treatment was sufficient to avert the disease and keep the patient in perfect comfort. Scott's Emulsion Vindicated. The medical profession and the trade have for the past year and a half been much interested in the fight between Messrs. Scott & Bowne, manufacturers of Scott's Emulsion, and the State Dairy and Food Commissioner of Ohio. The trouble arose from the charges made by the Ohio Food Commissioner that Scott's Emulsion more

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  • Paperback | 424 pages
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123695078X
  • 9781236950789