Poisons, Their Effects and Detection: A Manual for the Use of Analytical Chemists and Experts, Volume 1

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W.W. Wood, 1885 - Poisons - 745 pages
 

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Contents

AntiarinChemical Properties 393
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The Authors Arrangement 2528
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Physiological Action 462463
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Details of the Nottingham Outbreak3 Trichinosis4 The Produc
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Part VII
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Criminal PoisoningTardieus French Statistics 3436
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Lead and its OxidesLithargeMinium or Red Lead 533
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Statistics of Poisoning by Digitalis 384385
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Jervine 355
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MethodsSubcutaneous Injection 3940
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Division of Symptoms1 Symptoms Referable to Disturbances of
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Acute Poisoning by the ChromatesIllustrative Cases 606607
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The Effects of Arseniuretted Hydrogen on ManIllustrative Cases 472473
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ACIDS AND ALKALIES
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Fatal Dose 546547
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ALKALINE EARTHS
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Symptoms1 External Effects2 Internal Effects in the Gullet
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Effects and Properties of Savin Oil 419420
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Salts of Barium in Use in the Arts 610
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The Blood in Sulphuric Acid Poisoning
68
Antidotes and Treatment 547
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Effects of the Liquid AcidAbsence of Corrosion of the SkinPatho
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Anhydrous Nitric Acid
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Postmortem Appearances in ManIllustrative Pathological Preparations
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Detection and Estimation of Nitric Acid 8485
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Local Action of the Digitalins 388
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Separation of AmmoniaTests 9091
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Cevadine 356
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Separation and Identification 420
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Relative Toxicity of Sodium Potassium and Ammonium Salts
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The Metal MercuryMercurous Chloride or Calomel 568
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Fatal Dose 357
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Elimination
102
Effects of PetroleumExperiments on Rabbits c
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Properties of Metallic Zinc 589
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CAMPHOR
114
Identification of Saponin 401
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Chemical Analysis
117
Amylic Alcohol
120
Action on the Heart and Circulation 338389
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Fatal Dose
122
Fatal Dose
128
Chloral Hydrate its Composition and Properties
134
Effects on AnimalsOn ManThe Liverpool Cases of Poisoning 369361
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Manner in which Chloral is Decomposed in and Excreted from the Body
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Pathological Appearances from the Effects of Nitrate of Mercury 584
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Statistics of Poisoning by Prussic Acid 169170
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Chronic Poisoning by Hydric Cyanide
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Poisonous and NonPoisonous Salts of Iron 599600
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Separation of Barium Salts from Organic Solids or Fluids and their
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Copper
179
How long after Death can Hydric or Potassic Cyanide be Detected? 181182
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Preliminary OperationsExamination for Volatile MattersDrying in
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Statistics of Phosphorus Poisoning 188190
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AntidoteTreatment by Turpentine
196
Effects on ManYellow Vision 402403
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Detection of PhosphorusMitscherlichs ProcessThe Production
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Bismuth
208
Phosphomolybdic SilicoTungstic and PhosphoTungstic Acids as Alka
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Acetate of Lead 534
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The Bite of the TarantulaThe Bite of the Latrodectus Malmignatus 425426
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Shorter Process for Separating some of the Alkaloids 225226
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PILOCARPINE
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Identification by Organic Analysis 232233
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Neutral Chromate of Potash 604
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Properties of Coniine 237239
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Effects on Man 415
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Pharmaceutical Preparations of Cantharides 427
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Effects of Nicotine on Animals 244245
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Effects of Pilocarpine 363364
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Piturie
250
Medicinal and other Preparations of Opium 254259
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Poisoning of Children by Opium
261
Tests for Morphine and its CompoundsProduction of Morphine
267
Action on AnimalsFrogs 297299
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Properties of Taxine 364
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Diagnosis of Opium Poisoning 273275
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CodeineProperties of Codeine 279280
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Rhoeadine
285
Pharmaceutical and other Preparations of Nux Vomica with Sugges
291
Effects on ManSymptomsDistinction between Disease Tetanus
299
Separation from the Contents of the Stomach 403404
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Brucine
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Properties of Gelsemine 312313
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The Various Kinds of Commercial AconitineFatal Dose of Aconitine
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Dr Harleys Experiments 417
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Effects on Man
325
Postmortem Appearances 365
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VOLUME II
Separation of the Digitalins from Animal Tissues c Tests Chemical

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Page 20 - Whosoever shall unlawfully and maliciously administer to or cause to be administered to or taken by any other Person any Poison or other destructive or noxious Thing, so as thereby to endanger the Life of such Person, or so as thereby to inflict upon such Person any grievous bodily Harm, shall be guilty of Felony...
Page 9 - Maud in the Tower, where she suffered a daily insult in the King's unlawful suit. On her proud and scornful answer to his passion being heard, John carried her up to the roof, and locked her in the round turret, standing on the north-east angle of the keep. Maud's cage was the highest, chilliest den in the Tower ; but neither i I' • I cold, nor solitude, nor hunger, could break her strength.
Page 119 - Taylor, in which a child drank 4 ozs. of brandy and died, the mucous membrane of the stomach presented patches of intense redness, and in several places was thickened and softened, some portions being actually detached and hanging loose, and there were evident signs of extravasations of blood. The effect may not be confined to the stomach, but extend to the duodenum and even to the whole intestinal canal. The blood is generally dark and fluid, and usually the contents of the skull are markedly...
Page 19 - Whosoever shall administer, or cause to be administered to or taken by any person, any poison, or other destructive thing, with intent to commit murder, shall be guilty of felony.
Page 18 - A MANUAL of TOXICOLOGY, including the Consideration of the Nature, Properties, Effects, and Means of Detection of Poisons, more especially in their Medico-Legal Relations.
Page 7 - ... for the simple reason that a majority of diseases cause changes in the fluids and tissues, which render putrefactive changes more active, while, as a rule, those who take poison are suddenly killed, with their fluids and tissues fairly healthy. When the Duke of Burgundy desired to raise a report that John, Dauphin of France, was poisoned (1457), he described the imaginary event as follows : — " One evening our most redoubtable lord and nephew fell so grievously sick that he died forthwith....

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