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Signs Of Death

Viability Of Children

Death By Suffocation

Inorganic Irritants

Death From Starvation

Duration Of Pregnancy

Death From AnĂsthetics Etc

Tetrachlorethane Etc

Death By Drowning

Death By Hanging


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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