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Stedman's Shorter Medical Dictionary
Poisons & Antidotes
by T. L. Stedman, M.D., Wilcox & Follett Co., 1942
Symptoms: Tingling of the mouth and numbness, soon extending to
the entire surface of the body; strangling sensation in the throat and
difficult swallowing; sense of sinking and pain in the epigastrium; nausea
and salivation followed by violent vomiting; great prostration, cold
extremities, staring eyes.
Treatment: Lavage with water containing iodine;
or potassium iodide, artificial respiration; warmth to surface of the body;
stimulants, ammonia, brandy by enema or hypodermically.
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