A Cyclopaedia of Drug Pathogenesy, Volume 4

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Gould, 1891
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Page 142 - ... screaming, catching at imaginary objects in the air, or rather striking at them — for it was evident that these spectra were of a frightful nature, since at the moment of darting out the...
Page 162 - The first symptom was a high degree of exhilaration, in which she excited much merriment by her extravagant gestures and speeches. This soon became alarming ; and when I was called to see her she was laughing, crying, and singing by turns, proceeding from one to the other state with the greatest rapidity. She occasionally started with great force and alarm, crying out that she was going to fall ; when she would cling to her mother with as much desperation as if she was about to be thrown from a precipice....
Page 552 - I might trust my sensations, not from any inability of the muscles of expiration, but from a closure of the rima glottidis. Expiration being felt to be impossible, inspiration was again attempted, and was accomplished, fully and easily, although the act was attended by a slight crowing noise. Expiration, which was again attempted, was impossible as before. By these successive operations, the lungs became inflated to a most painful degree, but, so firmly did the glottis appear to be closed, that it...
Page 578 - A rise in the blood pressure, consequent upon the administration of cocaine, is due to a direct action of the drug on the heart and blood-vessels, stimulating the former and constricting the latter; a fall in blood-pressure coming on after the rise must be accounted for by the action of cocaine on the heart alone, since...
Page 602 - I made an effort to walk it off, but soon found my feet becoming so enfeebled that I could only walk by fixing my eyes intently on the ground. Had any one noticed me at this time I should have had some difficulty in establishing the fact that I was not deeply intoxicated. Finding that exercise would not relieve me from the poisonous effects of the drug, I, with much exertion, ascended the stairs to my room for the purpose of retiring to bed. My mental faculties up...
Page 318 - ... posterior cervical region, close to the occiput, alternating with a similar pain in the right frontal eminence. Afterwards creaking in both ears when swallowing, resembling the turning of a wooden screw, accompanied with sticking and a feeling of dryness in the right outer canthus, as if a grain of sand had got into it.
Page 695 - The oedema of the eyelids was so great as to close up the left eye entirely and the right partially. The burning and itching were somewhat relieved after the breaking of the vesicles. The acute stage was now over (six days after the commencement), but the cracking of the crusts over the face...
Page 602 - ... and temperature 106 F. As the narcotic effects of the alkaloid passed away the pulse rapidly fell to 106 ; temperature declined to 99, and the respirations were reduced in frequency, but consciousness did not return for several hours after this. When I did regain consciousness I had great difficulty in collecting my thoughts .or concentrating my mind on any particular subject.
Page 132 - Also dull sensation in head, with sharp darting pains through vertex, side of face, and lower jaw.
Page 670 - ... these latter being large enough to admit the extremity of an ordinary probe ; the hairs themselves have disappeared from these patches, having probably become atrophic from the pressure of the epidermic masses, while cracks and bleeding fissures traverse the indurated parts, and in rare instances a follicular abscess gives variety to the picture...

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