A Text-book Of Materia Medica For Nurses; Including Therapeutics And Toxicology

Paperback | July 9, 2012

byGeorge Philip Paul

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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. 1911 edition. Excerpt: ...and expectorant. It is excellent to relieve flatulence and colic of infants, being given as an enema. Also used in tympanities of typhoid fever, in nervous disorders of the functional type, and bronchitis. Tincture,-dram; Emulsion, 1-4 drams. Aspidium (Male fern, Filix mas).--Used extensively as an anthelmintic for tapeworms. Castor oil should not be administered when this drug has been given, as poisoning may result from absorption facilitated by the oil. Oleoresin or Extract, 1-2 drams. Aspidosperma.--Used in dyspnea, asthma, and bronchitis. Fluidextract,-dram. Balsam of Peru.--Used externally as a stimulant to indolent granulations and ulcers. As an expectorant in asthma, chronic bronchitis, and pulmonary tuberculosis. Dose, 5-15 minims. Barium Chlorid.--This salt has a similar action to digitalis, producing a slow and forcible heart. It is used as an alterative in syphilis and scrofula. Dose, yV"i gram-Blue Cohosh (Caulophyllum).--Used as an emmenagogue and as a relief for dysmenorrhea. Fluidextract, 10-30 minims; Caulophyllin, 1-5 grains. Boneset.--This is more or less of a favorite diaphoretic with the laity, and is employed to abort " colds," bronchitis, and acute fevers. Fluidextract, 1-2 drams. Buchu.--The principal action of this drug is its sedative action on the urinary passages, for which purpose it is used in cystitis and urethritis. It is also employed as a diuretic in dropsy. Fluidextract,---I dram. Cactus (Night-blooming Cereus, Cereus Grandiflo-rus).--Cactus is a most valuable heart stimulant, increasing both the rate and force of the heart, and is used in palpitation and as a substitute for digitalis. The drug also possesses diuretic power. Fluidextract, 2-5 minims. Calamus (Sweet Flag).--This drug is chiefly used as a...

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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. 1911 edition. Excerpt: ...and expectorant. It is excellent to relieve flatulence and colic of infants, being given as an enema. Also used in tymp...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:70 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.15 inPublished:July 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217670350

ISBN - 13:9780217670357

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