American Medical Digest, Volume 5

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H. Campbell & Company, 1886 - Medicine
Issued in monthly parts. A digest of current medical literature, abstracts and reviews, in three parts: medicine, surgery, diseases of women and children and obstetrics.

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Page 13 - Prompt; it stimulates the appetite and the digestion, it promotes assimilation, and it enters directly into the circulation with the food products.
Page 13 - AGENTS— Iron and Manganese ; The TONICS — Quinine and Strychnine; And the VITALIZING CONSTITUENT— Phosphorus, Combined in the form of a Syrup, with slight alkaline reaction. IT DIFFERS IN EFFECT FROM ALL OTHERS, being pleasant to taste, acceptable to the stomach, and harmless under prolonged use.
Page 22 - Dysentery, Night-Sweats, Hemorrhages, Profuse Expectoration, Catarrh, Sore Throat, Leucorrhea and other Vaginal Diseases, Piles, Sores, Ulcers, Burns, Scalds, Gonorrhea, Gleet, Etc. When Used as an Injection, to Avoid Staining of Linen, the WHITE Pinus should be used. Recommended by Prominent European and American Physicians RIO CHEMICAL CO.
Page 54 - Mercuric chloride, 1 : 1000 ; recommended only for the hands, or for washing away infectious material from a limited area, not as a bath for the entire surface of the body. For the Dead. Envelop the body in a sheet thoroughly saturated with : — 1. Chloride of lime in solution, 4 per cent. 2. Mercuric chloride in solution, 1 : 500.
Page 24 - The true Salicylic Acid obtained from the vegetable kingdom must alone be employed. If you have to give large doses, avoid giving the artificial product obtained from carbolic acid, however much it may have been dialyzed and purified. Give the acid without any alkali or base,
Page 141 - ... (with or without water), has a most salutary and pleasing effect. It can be administered at short intervals after eating, as soon as regurgitation, distension or acidity occurs. Its action in arresting excessive fermentation is prompt, besides it exercises a decided sedative influence on the mucous membranes of the stomach.

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