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What Keeps Us Alive
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3 Treatment Of Torpid Forms Of Scarlatina Difference In The
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Breathing Correct Method Of
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A Summing Up
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Removal Of Double Pointed Tacks
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Children's Healthy Growth
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Length Of The Fast
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Anesthesia In Heart Disease
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Source: Disturbances Of The Heart
The question of the advisability of strychnin is a constant subject
for discussion. Strychnin is overused in the cases of most patients
who are seriously ill. In a patient in whom we are trying to cause
nervous and muscular rest, strychnin is certainly contraindicated.
On the other hand, if the heart is acting sluggishly, the peripheral
circulation is imperfect, and atropin is not acting well, it is
advisable to give strychnin in a dose not too large and not too
frequently repeated. Strychnin should be avoided, if possible, in
the evening in order that the patient may sleep. Whether it should
be given by the mouth or hypodermically would depend entirely on the
seriousness of the condition. Once in six hours is generally often
enough for strychnin to be administered unless the dose is very