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Stedman's Shorter Medical Dictionary
Poisons & Antidotes
by T. L. Stedman, M.D., Wilcox & Follett Co., 1942
Symptoms: Cauterization of visible mucous membranes;
intense burning pain from lips to epigastrium, extending over abdomen which
is tender on pressure; vomiting of dark brown or black grumous matter,
strongly acid; severe thirst, painful deglutition, difficulty in breathing.
Treatment: Abstain from lavage and emetics; give bicarbonate of soda,
chalk, soap, or other non-corrosive alkalies, large and repeated draughts
of water, white of egg, demulcents; recumbency, heat to body, heart
stimulants; morphine and atropine hypodermically to relieve pain.
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