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Stedman's Shorter Medical Dictionary

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.

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