A Syllabus Of New Remedies And Therapeutic Measures; With Chemistry, Physical Appearance And…

Paperback | February 2, 2012

byJohn William Wainwright

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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. 1901. Excerpt: ... Quinalgen (analgen) is given in tertian and quartan intermittent fevers in doses of I.o1.296 gm. (15-20 gr.), &-10 hours before an attack is expected; this, it is reported, preventing the attack, or causing it to be greatly modified. Analgen, by the way, is a name also appropriated by a firm of manufacturing pharmacists for a mixture of acetanilid, etc., and the two products must not be mistaken one for the other, as the dosage varies and serious trouble might result from an error in dispensing. ANESTHESIA, LOCAL AND REGIONAL. The benumbing effect of cold upon the sensory nerves ending in the skin and organs has been known for a long time, and surgeons have adopted various expedients to produce this condition of comparative or complete analgesia by refrigerating applications, such as ice or snow with salt, the evaporation of ether-spray, rhigolene, or of chlorid of ethyl and similar agents. When Dr. Alexander Wood, of Edinburgh, r introduced the system of hypodermic medication, in 1848, he called attention to the fact that when morphin is injected under the skin, the anodyne and sedative effects of the remedy are most marked in the immediate neighborhood. He recommended, therefore, that, in the treatment of neuralgia, the hypodermic injection should be made near to the point of greatest tenderness and pain. The possibility of inducing local anesthesia for surgical operations by this means apparently escaped the notice of general surgeons, although the suggestion was, to some extent, adopted for the purpose of relieving pain during extraction of teeth. However, soon after the publication of Roller's discovery (in 1884) of the power of cocain to reduce or to temporarily abolish sensation, surgeons began to use this agent in order to produce local anesthesia...

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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. 1901. Excerpt: ... Quinalgen (analgen) is given in tertian and quartan intermittent fevers in doses of I.o1.296 gm. (15-20 gr.), &-10 hours befor...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:44 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.09 inPublished:February 2, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217669492

ISBN - 13:9780217669498

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