A Text-book Of Materia Medica For Nurses

Paperback | October 12, 2012

byGeorge Philip Paul

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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. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ...Cactus (Night-blooming Cereus, Cereus Grandiflorus).--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 carminative, and as such acts well in post-operative and fermentative flatulence. Fluidextract, 5-30 minims. Calumba (Columbo).--This drug is one of the best bitters and stomachics and, as a rule, is acceptable to patients. Fluidextract, 5-20 minims; Tincture, 1-2 drams. Chamomile, German.--This drug is used as a carminative in flatulence and colic; as an antispasmodic in spasms of teething; as a diaphoretic in aborting "colds "and stimulating menstruation. Fluidextract, 15-60 minims. Cantharides (Spanish Fly).--Externally this drug acts as a rubefacient and vesicant, and is used as such in neuralgias, meningitis, and pleurisy. Internally it is used as a diuretic and vesical stimulant. Tincture, I5 minims; Cerate and Collodion, for external use. Cardamom.--Used principally as a carminative and flavoring agent. Fluidextract, 5-15 minims; Compound Tincture, freely. Cassia (Cinnamon).--This is used as a flavor. Carminative and astringent in dyspepsia, flatulence, and diarrhea. Fluidextract, 10-20 minims; Oil, 1-3 minims. Catechu (Gambir).--This drug is a powerful and valuable astringent, both externally and internally. It is useful locally in tonsillitis, pharyngitis, spongy gums, gonorrhea, and leukorrhea. Internally in diarrhea. Compound tincture, 1-2 drams. Caulophyllum.--See Blue Cohosh. Celery (Apium Graveolens).--The seeds are used as a carminative and nerve stimulant. Fluidextract, 5-15 minims. Cerium...

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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. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ...Cactus (Night-blooming Cereus, Cereus Grandiflorus).--Cactus is a most valuable heart stimulant, increasing bot...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:78 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.16 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217670393

ISBN - 13:9780217670395

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