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Matthieu Joseph Bonaventure Orfila


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Matthieu Joseph Bonaventure Orfila : A general system of toxicology, or, a treatise on poisons, drawn from the mineral, vegetable, and animal kingdoms, considered as to their relations with physiology, pathology and medical jurisprudence by M.P. Orfila, translated from the French ?

3 pp of ms at the end of v.1 appear to be brief notes abstracted from details in the text. Each page is ruled and divided into 3 columns headed, 'Substance', 'Symptoms', 'Corrections' [ie remedy]. Example: 'Alkalies - Soda Ammonia Lime &-', 'Nearly the same [ie as the entry above for concentrated acids] -the ejected matter does not effervesse [?] with alkalies but with acids'. 'Vinegar or limejuice - a spoonful or two in a glass of water frequently - or simply warm [?] water'. There are 9 such entries.

Century: 1800-1849     Reader/Listener/Group: Dr Sibbald      Print: Book


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