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A Condensed Compendium of Pharmaceutical Knowledge; A Quiz Book (Paperback) Loot Price: R381
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A Condensed Compendium of Pharmaceutical Knowledge; A Quiz Book (Paperback): Harry C. Gray

A Condensed Compendium of Pharmaceutical Knowledge; A Quiz Book (Paperback)

Harry C. Gray

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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.1895 Excerpt: ... bonate of Ammonia internally, small doses of Chloride of Lime or Soda. The chemical antidote is moist Peroxide of Iron. Paris Green See Arsenic Silver Nitrate Common Salt 'Strychnine--Chloral Hydrate, 10 grains every 15 minutes; Ethei and Opium. Sugar of Lead Epsom Salts, Lemonade Sulphuric Acid--Carbonate of Soda, Lime and Magnesia. Water must not be given. INCOMPATIBILITY. Incompatibility is divided into three classes, viz.: Therapeutical, Chemical, and Pharmaceutical. Substances are said to be therapeutically incompatible when their actions on the human system are mutually antagonistic. With this class, however, the pharmacist has very little to do. Chemical incompatibility is where the substances brought into contact react on each other in such a way as to form one or more entirely different compounds. Many prescriptions, however, which are therapeutically correct, would come under this head; for example, lime water and calomel, or sulphate of zinc and acetate of lead. These are prescriptions in which the chemical reaction between the ingredients is understood and intended, but what the pharmacist must guard against are those chemical reactions between the ingredients of prescriptions which form new and poisonous compounds, and have been overlooked by the physician. Pharmaceutical incompatibility is where two or more substances, when mixed, react on each in such a way as to throw each other out of solution, causing precipitates or a disagreeable looking or tasting mixture. The incompatibility of drugs is governed in the majority of cases by a few simple rules, which we will give below. 1st. In, mixing any salt with strong acids, decomposition is very apt to take place. 2d. Alkalies should never be mixed with salts of the metals proper. Decomposition tak...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Harry C. Gray
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 54
ISBN-13: 978-1-151-22536-8
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-151-22536-3
Barcode: 9781151225368

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