Poisons & Antidotes
by T. L. Stedman, M.D., Wilcox & Follett Co., 1942
---Barium and its Salts---
Symptoms: Acid taste in the mouth; epigastric pain, nausea, copious vomiting and purging; small and irregular pulse.
Treatment: Lavage of stomach; Epsom salts, demulcent drinks; recumbent position; morphine and atropine, strychnine; artificial respiration, oxygen.