A Manual of prescription writing

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G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1878 - Prescription writing - 175 pages
 

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Page 166 - Consequently, the solubility of the component parts of prescriptions in either of these two solvents should be borne in mind, as well as the fact that the...
Page 99 - A neutral principle obtained from elaterium, a substance deposited by the juice of the fruit of Ecballium Elaterium.
Page 130 - As the unit of length, therefore, they chose the meter, defined as the ten-millionth part of the distance from the pole to the equator along the meridian passing through Paris.
Page 114 - The concrete milky exudation, obtained in Asia Minor by incising the unripe capsules of Papaver somniferum.
Page 103 - A liquid obtained by the decomposition of vegetable or animal fats or fixed oils, and containing not less than 95 per cent, of absolute glycerin.
Page 131 - It is the custom in all countries where the metric system is used, in writing prescriptions to express all quantities by weight, fluids as well as solids being expressed in this way. We have only to do then with the gram and its decimal divisions, that being the name given to the unit of weight.
Page 78 - Doses" are the most relative things in the world. It must be confessed that a certain maturity of mind and boldness of action are requisite to escape from the slavery of posological entities and essences, and to allow the apparent exigencies of the case before us to be our sole guide. That constitutional bashfulness which is called
Page 158 - II. TO CORRECT THE OPERATION OF THE BASIS BY OBVIATING ANY UNPLEASANT EFFECTS IT MIGHT BE LIKELY TO OCCASION, AND WHICH WOULD PERVERT ITS INTENDED ACTION AND DEFEAT THE OBJECTS OF ITS EXHIBITION.
Page 110 - Graminaceae), caused to enter the incipient stage of germination by artificial means and dried. The germination is allowed to go far enough to develop the maximum amount of Diastase, the peculiar ferment by which the starch of the grain is converted into Glucose. Malt is the source of beer, ale and whiskey, and is composed of the germinated, dead grains with their acrospires and radicles.
Page 109 - LIMONIS SUCCUS Lemon Juice The freshly expressed juice of the ripe fruit of Citrus Limonum Risso (Fam.

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