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Stedman's Shorter Medical Dictionary

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

---Carbolic Acid---
Symptoms: Pain in mouth and throat; tongue and fauces greatly swollen, appearing first white, later brown; skin pale and livid; pupils, first contracted, later dilated; unconsciousness, stertorous respiration, coma; low body temperature.

Treatment: Lavage of stomach; spray of mouth and fauces with alcohol and water; sulfate of magnesia or of soda, whiskey or brandy; avoid oil.

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