A Cyclopaedia of Drug Pathogenesy, Volume 4

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Gould, 1891
 

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Page 144 - ... screaming, catching at imaginary objects in the air, or rather striking at them — for it was evident that these spectra were of a frightful nature, since at the moment of darting out the...
Page 580 - Include no symptoms reported as occurring in the persons of provers under the influence of other drugs, or when in conditions or circumstances not allowing a clear reflection of the pathogenetic influence of the article under consideration. 10. Include symptoms reported as coming from attenuations above the twelfth decimal only when in accord with symptoms from attenuations below.
Page 164 - The first symptom was a high degree of exhilaration, in which she excited much merriment by her extravagant gestures and speeches. This soon became alarming ; and when I was called to see her she was laughing, crying, and singing by turns, proceeding from one to the other state with the greatest rapidity. She occasionally started with great force and alarm, crying out that she was going to fall ; when she would cling to her mother with as much desperation as if she was about to be thrown from a precipice....
Page 556 - ... and was accomplished, fully and easily, although the act was attended by a slight crowing noise. Expiration, which was again attempted, was impossible as before. By these successive operations, the lungs became inflated to a most painful degree, but, so firmly did the glottis appear to be closed, that it seemed as though air might pass through any part of the thoracic walls more readily than by the way of the larynx.
Page 582 - A rise in the blood pressure, consequent upon the administration of cocaine, is due to a direct action of the drug on the heart and blood-vessels, stimulating the former and constricting the latter; a fall in blood-pressure coming on after the rise must be accounted for by the action of cocaine on the heart alone, since...
Page 606 - I made an effort to walk it off, but soon found my feet becoming so enfeebled that I could only walk by fixing my eyes intently on the ground. Had any one noticed me at this time I should have had some difficulty in establishing the fact that I was not deeply intoxicated. Finding that exercise would not relieve me from the poisonous effects of the drug, I, with much exertion, ascended the stairs to my room for the purpose of retiring to bed. My mental faculties up...
Page 322 - ... posterior cervical region, close to the occiput, alternating with a similar pain in the right frontal eminence. Afterwards creaking in both ears when swallowing, resembling the turning of a wooden screw, accompanied with sticking and a feeling of dryness in the right outer canthus, as if a grain of sand had got into it.
Page 153 - I waa called in great haste to visit a child of Mr. S — , aged about two years, suddenly attacked, and said to be dangerously ill. When I arrived I found her apparently in the greatest agony, with a high fever, and burning heat and redness of the skin, attended with an itching eruption over the whole face and trunk of the body, but her feet and legs were paler and cooler than natural, her countenance appeared suffused and bloated, the pupils of the eyes were greatly dilated, the tongue furred and...
Page 159 - ... a form and violence as to render necessary a certain amount of restraint to prevent escape from the imaginary object which engaged the attention ; occasionally they would grasp at something in the space in front, appear as if they possessed or rejected it, then turn the head as if called by a voice beside them, and attempt to speak to it, the sound resembling a squeak more than the natural tone of voice. Neither of them was able to support himself alone upon his feet, but would take a step or...
Page 699 - The oedema of the eyelids was so great as to close up the left eye entirely and the right partially. The burning and itching were somewhat relieved after the breaking of the vesicles. The acute stage was now over (six days after the commencement), but the cracking of the crusts over the face...

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