Author: James Brodie Gresswell
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. 1885 edition. Excerpt: ... THEKAPEUTIC INDEX OF DISEASES AND SYMPTOMS. Abscess--Internal: Sulphites of sodium or calcium, sulphides of calcium and potassium; vegetable and mineral tonics; salines; belladonna. Local: Fomentations, poultices; counter-irritants; knife; dressings of carbolic acid, eucalyptus oil, sanitas, or other antiseptic. Acidity of the Stomach: Dilute mineral acids; alkalies as ammonia and potash, bicarbonates of soda or potash, sesquicarbonate of ammonia, aromatic spirit of ammonia, limewater, chalk, carbonate of magnesium; sulpho-carbolate of soda, or other antiseptics; subnitrate of bismuth; vegetable bitters; uux vomica, or its alkaloid strychnine. Acne--Local: Fomentations, poultices; lead or zinc lotion; sulphur ointment, or if swellings arc indolent yellow oxide, or red iodide, or nitrate of mercury ointment. Albuminuria: Tincture or liquor of perchloride of iron; mineral acids; tannic acid; jaborandi; mineral tonics. Anaemia: Iron salts, as arseniate, carbonate, citrate, liquor or tincture of perchloride, phosphate, sulphate, tartrate; dialysed iron, reduced iron; copper sulphate; vegetable tonics, as gentian, quassia, quinine, strychnine; mineral acids; stimulants. Anaesthetics--General: iEther; chloroform; mixtures of ether and chloroform; bichlorides of methylene and of ethidene. Local: Ether; cocaine and its salts. Aneurysm--Internal: Digitalis; ergot of rye; potassium iodide; tincture of aconite. Aneurysm, Local: Pressure; bandaging; acupressure; electro- lysis. Angina Pectoris: A myl nitrite; nitroglycerine. Anthrax in Horses: Antiseptics, sulphites of sodium and calcium, carbolic acid, sulphurous acid, salicylic acid, sali- cylate of sodium; vegetable tonics. Prevention: Pasteur's inoculation by the attenuated virus...