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Oxalic Acid

Contused Wounds And Injuries Unaccompanied By Solution Ofcontinuity

Treatment Of Poisoning

Nitric Acid

Death From Starvation

Gunshot Wounds

Mania

Chlorate Of Potassium Etc

Chloral Hydrate

Inheritance


Tetrachlorethane Etc





=Tetrachlorethane= ('Cellon').--Acetylene tetrachloride; vapour has
caused poisoning in aeroplane ('dope') and cinema film works.

Symptoms.--Gastric symptoms and marked jaundice. This may be followed
in days or weeks by stupor, coma, death.

Post-Mortem.--Fatty degeneration of internal organs, chiefly liver.

=Trinitrotoluene (T.N.T.).=--An explosive solid which stains the skin an
orange colour; may be absorbed through skin or be inhaled.

Symptoms.--Shortness of breath, headache, drowsiness. Later, skin
irritation, gastritis, jaundice, blood degeneration.

Treatment.--Remove from work, rest in bed, diuretics, purgatives,
alkalies.





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