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Published by [publisher not identified] in London] .
Written in English


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Statement[George Jewel]
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Paginationpages [442]-444 ;
Number of Pages444
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Open LibraryOL26484424M

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a case of opium poisoning. Previous Article Clinical Notes: MEDICAL, SURGICAL, OBSTETRICAL, AND THERAPEUTICAL. Next Article REMOVAL OF HORNY GROWTH FROM THE Author: William Easby. Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features. Try it now. No thanks. Try the new Google Books eBook - FREE. Get this book in print Diagnosis of Opium Poisoning OpiumEating Pottmortem Appearances. Narcotine its Properties and Tests In neither of these, however, are the pupils contracted as in opium-poisoning. Death usually follows within from seven to twelve hours. Treatment of opium-poisoning calls first for an emetic; a teaspoonful of mustard, a tablespoonful of salt, or a teaspoonful of ipecac, in warm water, should be poured down the throat at once, if the patient can.   Opium is a substance extracted from Papaver somniferum L that is chronically abused specially in the traditional production regions. Reports on opium poisoning has largely disappeared from the occidental literature on drug problems but recent scientific articles show cases of death related to opium in industrialized countries.

Get Book. The Pharmacology Of The Opium Alkaloids V 2 by Hugo Martin Krueger, The Pharmacology Of The Opium Alkaloids V 2 Books available in PDF, EPUB, Kindle, Docs and Mobi Format. Criminal Poisoning Clinical And Forensic Perspectives. Opium consists of several drug-producing Farms, the Alacrán estate (which produces opium poppies) being the largest and where some of the Alacran family stays. The protagonist, Matt, is a clone of El Patrón. For the first six years of his life, he lives in a small house on the edge of the poppy fields with Celia, a cook working in El Patrón.   His book Opium: The Diary of a Cure recounted in vivid detail his experiences of withdrawal and recovery, accompanied by drawings of human figures transformed entirely into opium . Reddish-brown and extremely bitter, laudanum contains almost all of the opium alkaloids, including morphine and um was historically used to treat a variety of conditions, but its principal use was as a pain medication and cough the early 20th century, laudanum was sold without a prescription and was a constituent of many patent medicines.

Opium (or poppy tears, scientific name: Lachryma papaveris) is dried latex obtained from the seed capsules of the opium poppy Papaver somniferum. Approximately 12 percent of opium is made up of the analgesic alkaloid morphine, which is processed chemically to produce heroin and other synthetic opioids for medicinal use and for the illegal drug latex also contains the closely related. When the distinguished Mr. Justice Stafford dies of opium poisoning, his shocking demise resurrects one of the most sensational cases ever to inflame England: the murder five years before of Kingsley Blaine, whose body was found crucified in Farriers' Lane. Treatment of opium-poisoning calls first for an emetic; a teaspoonful of mustard, a tablespoonful of salt, or a teaspoonful of ipecac, in warm water, should be poured down the throat at once, if the patient can swallow. When this is not possible, a physician will use a stomach-pump. an overdose of opium complicated by inhalation of gastric contents.