Waring Historical Library Inaugural Theses

The 1,858 inaugural medical theses in the Waring Historical Library collection are, in the words of John Harley Warner, "one of the finest extant collections of antebellum American medical theses."

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water, and administering to him a emetie. Eberle prefers a combination of tartarized antimony and calomel in the proportions of five or six grains of calomel to one fourth of the tartar emitie, to a child one or two years old, repeated until vomiting is produced. He prefers this combination on account of the protracted nausea, which the calomel seems to induce which I think is of great importance in this disease, because it has such a powerful tendency to subdue inflammation and it relaxes the system and promotes perspiration in a great degree. I think however a combination of tartar emetic with ipecacuanah would be a better prescription than the one just mentioned in the proportion of four or five grains of the latter to one fourth of the former;

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