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Stedman's Shorter Medical Dictionary

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

Symptoms: Muscular weakness and twitchings, dizziness, increased reflexes, strongly contracted pupils, dyspnea, nausea and vomiting, slow pulse, frequently intestinal cramps and diarrhea.

Treatment: Lavage or emetics; atropine followed by artificial respiration and oxygen; the nitrites.

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