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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of magnesia or castor oil; or in combination with the emetics,

Diaphoretics and expectorants, our best diaphoretics are out best expectorants; of this class of remedies, tartar emetic stands at the head of the list it should be administered in minute doses. so as to keep up a constant nausea; in these small doses it relaxes the system and promotes perspiration, and the expulsion of the mucus secretion, from the trachea and bronchial tubes. Squills and seneka have been highly recommended, after the arterial excitement has been subdued.

Local remedies. _ [illegible] and [illegible] are highly important remedies in this affection; a warm poultice made some what stimulating by mustard will be quite sufficient to produce

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