Questions in Therapeutics, Practice and Materia Medica: Asked at the Examinations Held by the New York State Board of Medical Examiners, Complete, with References and Answers to Every Question

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Lea brothers and Company, 1903 - 202 pages

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Page 92 - Ambra grisea, though not classed by pharmacists as a nosode, is a diseased animal product. Define therapeutics. Therapeutics is the application of drugs to diseases for their relief or cure; besides this, it includes all that relates to the science and art of healing by other remedial measures. What does it embrace further? Dietetics, climate, clothing, bathing, nursing, application of heat, cold, electricity, etc. How are the methods of combating disease divided? Into the preventive, palliative...
Page 96 - Mention three drugs to accelerate' the action of the heart and give the dose of some official preparation of each.
Page 103 - The dose of a medicine given by the mouth being one grain, what would be the equivalent dose for hypodermic use and what for administration by the rectum?
Page 97 - Give the difference between a laxative, a saline purgative, a drastic purgative, a hydragogue purgative and a cholagogue purgative, and name examples of each.
Page 103 - State the name and dose of a drug belonging to each of the following classes: (a) emetics; (b) diuretics, (c) diaphoretics, (d) cathartics.

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