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Stedman's Shorter Medical Dictionary

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

Symptoms: Burning in mouth with scratching sensation in throat; prickling sensation and weakness in lower extremities extending later to the upper; nausea, frontal headache; thick speech and difficult swallowing.

Treatment: Emetics or gastric lavage, tannin, demulcents; recumbency with heat to surface; ammonia, morphine, strychnine; artificial respiration, oxygen.

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