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Stedman's Shorter Medical Dictionary

Poisons & Antidotes
by T. L. Stedman, M.D., Wilcox & Follett Co., 1942

Symptoms: Tingling of the mouth and numbness, soon extending to the entire surface of the body; strangling sensation in the throat and difficult swallowing; sense of sinking and pain in the epigastrium; nausea and salivation followed by violent vomiting; great prostration, cold extremities, staring eyes.

Treatment: Lavage with water containing iodine; or potassium iodide, artificial respiration; warmth to surface of the body; stimulants, ammonia, brandy by enema or hypodermically.

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