Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London Volume 18; giving some accounts of the present undertakings, studies, and labours, of the ingenious, in many considerable parts of the world. N° de ref. de la librería
Sinopsis: This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1695 Excerpt: ...mmptive, and I discovered Quick-Silver in the 'fmpostumated parts of his Lungs. Query, Whether Jome Persons that have been FJux'd, or used Qick-SiWef V OyntC '3 ) Oyntmenrs, and the like, and afterwards become Consumptive, owe not their Distemper to the abusive use of a most Excellent Remedy. Much after the same manner, the subtile Quick-Silver getting into the Mass of Blood by degrees, through its ponderosity settles in the Lobes of the Lungs, and causes Ulcers there. But to return: The Poison of Vipers and Mad Dogs I suppose kill by thickning of the Blood, as many Malignant Fevers also do; in all which cafes, I look on Volatil Salts to be the properest Physick, as keeping the Blood from congealing. I hid a singular Instance hereof in a Gentleman ot Torkjhire, bit with a Grey-Hound on the Thursday, not three Minutes before the Dog died mad; he bit him in several places of the Hands, as he was giving him a Remedy: The Monday following the Gentleman was very ill, and came to our Town to an Apothecary his Acquaintance, who knowing not what to do, desired my Assistance. When I came, the Gentleman could talk, but every two or three Minutes he had vio-, lent Fits, and would tell us when they were over, that' his Brains worked like Birme in an Ale-Fat, and seemed to froth up at every Fir. The Apothecary had no Volatile Salt of Vipers; so I took the Volatile Salt of Amber, and ordered him Ten Grains in Treacle-Water every half hour: He told me every Dose seemed to clear his Brain, and cool it as perfectly, as if a Bason of cold Water were poured on his Head but it returned by degrees again Having then a Volatile Salt by me that Vomits very well, I gave him a Dose thereof; it worked very well, and he was very much better after it: I then ordered him to continue the...
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