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Stedman's Shorter Medical Dictionary

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

---Veratrum Viride---
Symptoms: Vomiting, burning pain in mouth, esophagus, and stomach; headache, vertigo, pulse very slow but irritable, muscular weakness, shallow and difficult respiration.

Treatment: Emetics or gastric lavage rarely needed; recumbency, heat to the surface; opium, stimulants-ether, caffeine, strychnine; calcium chloride; artificial respiration.

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