The Standard Formulary: A Collection of Nearly Five Thousand Formulas for Pharmaceutical Preparations, Family Remedies, Toilet Articles, Veterinary Remedies, Soda Fountain Requisites, and Miscellaneous Preparations Especially Adapted to the Requirements of Retail Druggists

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G.P. Engelhard, 1904 - Formulas, recipes, etc - 500 pages
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Page 389 - Popularly, the term disinfection is used in a much broader sense. Any chemical agent which destroys or masks bad odors, or which arrests putrefactive decomposition, is spoken of as a disinfectant; and in the absence of any infectious disease it is common to speak of disinfecting a foul cesspool, or bad smelling stable, or privy vault.
Page 508 - MD( Professor of Materia Medica and Clinical Medicine in the College of Physicians and Surgeons, Medical Department of the University of Illinois...
Page 389 - This is true, for example, as regards the sulphate of iron or copperas, a salt which has been extensively used with the idea that it is a valuable disinfectant. As a matter of fact, sulphate of iron in saturated solution does not destroy the vitality of disease germs or the infecting power of material containing them. This salt is, nevertheless, a very valuable antiseptic, and its low price makes it one of the most available agents for the arrest of putrefactive decomposition in privy vaults, etc.
Page 389 - The injurious consequences which are likely to result from such misapprehension and misuse of the word disinfectant will be appreciated when it is known that recent researches have demonstrated that many of the agents which have been found useful as deodorizers, or as antiseptics, are entirely without value for the destruction of disease germs.
Page 512 - The topics include the uses of Chloroform and Ether; the use of Anesthetics in Childbirth ; Anesthetics for Diagnostic and Therapeutic Purposes; Anesthetics in Surgery; Selection of the Anesthetic as governed by the nature of the Operation; Posture and Preparation of the Patient; Rules for Administration...
Page 391 - Disinfection of Clothing. — Boiling for half an hour will destroy the vitality , of all known disease germs, and there is no better way of disinfecting clothing or bedding which can be washed than to put it through the ordinary operations of the laundry. No delay should occur, however, between the time of removing soiled clothing from the person or bed of the sick and its immersion in boiling water, or in one of the following solutions ; and no article should be permitted to leave the infected...
Page 392 - F.) when the object in view is to disinfect food or drink which is open to the suspicion of containing the germs of any infectious disease. During the prevalence of an epidemic of cholera it is well to boil all water for drinking purposes. After boiling, the water may be filtered, if necessary to remove sediment, and then cooled with pure ice if desired.
Page 437 - For the plum curculio on the plum, cherry, peach, etc., two or three applications should be made during the latter part of May and the first half of June. The...
Page 391 - Disinfection of the Person. — The surface of the body of a sick person, or of his attendants, when soiled with infectious discharges, should be at once cleansed with a suitable disinfecting agent. For this purpose Standard Solution No.
Page 399 - It is then remarkably toughened, the product being pervious to liquids, and quite different to the parchment-paper made by means of sulphuric acid. It can be washed like a piece of linen. So treated it contracts in size, and the ash is diminished, the weight is slightly reduced, and it contains no nitrogen. The toughened paper can be used with the vacuum-pump in ordinary funnels, without extra support, and fits sufficiently close to prevent undue access of air, which is not the case with parchment-paper....

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