Southern Medical and Surgical Journal, Vol. 13

Southern Medical and Surgical Journal, Vol. 13 : January, 1857 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Southern Medical and Surgical Journal, Vol. 13: January, 1857 If the first dose of calomel which we administer does not Operate of itself in twelve hours, we then, not sooner, follow it with half ounce of cold pressed ol. Ricini, or a Seidlitz powder, and relying upon the Simplest laxatives or upon enemas durin the remainder of the attack. Sometimes, in a case Sick for a week or ten days, we have not used more than one gentle purgative. Occasionally we have regretted the use of this - never its omission. The farinaceous arti cles of diet, which are allowed, together with the cold acidulous drinks, so grateful to the patient, are generally sufficiently laxative; and in protracted cases, these latter have often to be forbidden, owing to the great tendency to diarrhoea. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical more

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  • Paperback | 766 pages
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  • United States
  • English
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  • 0243079303
  • 9780243079308