Physician and Surgeon Volume 7

Physician and Surgeon Volume 7

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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. 1885 edition. Excerpt: ...confined to the pollen of the Graminaceas, since the perfume of any flower in full bloom will produce a similar effect after the disease has been once established. During an intense heat and when an east wind is blowing, he finds that the attacks are especially aggravated. A bright light also increases, though it does not produce, the symptoms. The writer has little faith in internal treatment; as regards local measures, he insists upon the necessity of protecting the eyes against pollen, ust, and also the glare of the sun. Veils and goggles are recommended for this purpose. He has experienced great relief from the use of tepid collyria of water, or a solution of zinc, morphine, and hydrocyanic acid; cold applications should be avoided, since their after-effects are unpleasant. Nasal irritation may be relieved by the inhalation of a mixture of equal parts of liquor ammoniae and carbolic acid.--New York Medical Journal. MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS. The daily application of phosphoreted oil (one part to three hundred) is recommended as a radical cure for corns. An Urethral Ointment For Gonorrhoea.--In the Deutsche Medizinal Zeitung, Unna recommends the frequent introduction of a sound smeared with the following: B. Nitrate of silver gr. xxx. Peruvian balsam gr. lx. Tellow wax 3j-to ij Cocoa butter,5vj. A Law regulating the administration of anaesthetics is in the State of Ohio, as follows: "Whoever uses upon another an anaesthetic, unless at its administration, and during the whole time, the person is wholly or partly under the direct influence of it, there is present a third person competent to be a witness, shall be fined not more than twenty-five nor less than five dollars." This law was passed and went into effect April 3, 1876.--New England...
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  • Paperback | 260 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 14mm | 472g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236517156
  • 9781236517159