A Practical treatise on materia medica and therapeutics by Roberts BartholowA Practical treatise on materia medica and therapeutics by Roberts Bartholow

A Practical treatise on materia medica and therapeutics

byRoberts Bartholow

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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. 1878 edition. Excerpt: ... an inch or more beyond the protective on all sides, the whole being retained in position with a bandage." Mr. Lister has used boracic solutions with great success in pruritus ani, ulcers, skin-grafting, burns and scalds, eczema, in operations on the penis, etc. By Mr. Watson, these solutions have been employed with excellent results in the dermatophyta; for example, tinea tonsurans and t. circinata--especially "in that very troublesome form of the disease which affects the scrotum and inner side of the thighs." Boracic ointment may be made as follows: "Take of boracio acid finely levigated one part; white wax, one part; paraffin, two parts; almond-oil, two parts. Melt the wax and paraffin by heating them with the oil, and stir the mixture briskly along with the boracic-acid powder in a warm mortar until the mixture thickens." When required for use, this ointment should be rubbed up with a little glycerine to the proper consistence, and then spread on muslin or linen. Boracic acid may be employed in all the various forms and combinations in which carbolic and salicylic acids are now used by the antiseptic method. Authorities referred to: Hosemann, Dr. Theodor. Handbuch des gesammten Arzneimitlellchre, crstcr Band, p. 284. Lister, Prof. Joseph. On Recent Improvements in. the Details of Antiseptic Surgery, The lancet, vol. i., 1875. Watson, Dr. Indian Medical Gazette. The Lancet, voL ii., 18TB, p. 750. Benzoinum.--Benzoin. A solid balsam obtained from styrax benzoin. Benjoin, Fr.; Benzo'iharz, Ger. Composition.--Benzoin is made up of resins. When subjected to dry distillation it yields benzoic acid, which is contained in it in the proportion of fourteen to eighteen per cent. Certain varieties of benzoin contain, also, cinnamic acid....
Title:A Practical treatise on materia medica and therapeuticsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:298 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.62 inPublished:May 5, 2014Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217671640

ISBN - 13:9780217671644