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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it seems to me to be equally efficacious, while it would be more mild in its operation. There are several other emetics which are mentioned by different authors; as the sulphates, of zinc and copper squills and lobelia inflata [illegible]. The emetics should be repeated as often as the difficulty of breathing returns.

Cathartics. _ This class of remedies should not be over looked in the treatment of this affection. The bowels should be freely opened in the commencement of the attack, and afterwards kept regular by the administration of mild cathartics. Calomel is recommended by writers as being the best for this purpose, either administered alone and followed by some other cathartic, as the sulphate

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