A Treatise on Poisons, in Relation to Medical Jurisprudence, Physiology, and the Practice of Physic

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Adam & Charles Black, North Bridge, 1836 - Medical jurisprudence - 876 pages

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Page 569 - One or two had cardialgia, nausea, and vomiting ; but these were not general or lasting symptoms. They then complained of a prickly feeling in their hands, heat and constriction of the mouth and throat ; difficulty of swallowing and speaking freely ; numbness about the mouth, gradually extending to the arms, with great debility of the limbs. The degree of muscular debility varied a good deal, but was an invariable symptom. In some it merely prevented them from walking firmly, but in most of them...

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