Poisons, their effects and detection

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C. Griffin and Company, 1906 - 772 pages
 

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Contents

Symptoms in Dogs
35
Properties of Carbon Monoxide
37
SymptomsAcute Poisoning Chronic Poisoning
38
Action of the Gas on the Blood and Nervous System
39
Postmortem Appearances
40
Mass Poisonings by Carbon MonoxideThe Leeds CasesThe Dar laston Cases
41
Metals on Fish
42
Detection of Carbon Monoxide The Cuprous Chloride Reaction Hempels Biological Test The lodine Pentoxide Method Page
43
Preparation of ChlorineAccidents in the Manufacture of Chlorine
44
Effects and Postmortem Appearances
45
Detection of Free Chlorine 76 77 77
46
General Properties
47
The Effect of Poisons on the IrisToxic MyosisToxic Mydriasis
48
Postmortem AppearancesChronic Poisoning
49
Detection
50
Section
51
Ether Recovery Apparatus
56
Examination of Blood or of BloodStains
59
Hæmatin Crystals
63
General Effects of the Liquid
71
Symptoms in Man
77
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78
ACIDS AND ALKALIES SULPHURIC ACIDHYDROCHLORIC ACIDNITRIC ACIDACETIC ACIDAMMONIA POTASHSODANEUTRAL SODIU...
81
82 82 82 83 83 84 84 85 85 86 I SULPHURIC ACID 51 Commercial Forms of Sulphuric Acid General Properties 52 Sulphur Trioxide or Sulphuric...
82
Occurrence of Free Sulphuric Acid in Nature 54 Statistics 55 Accidental Suicidal and Criminal Poisoning
83
Fatal Dose
84
Local Action of Sulphuric Acid
85
SymptomsExternal Effects Internal Effects 60 Treatment of Acute Poisoning by the Mineral Acids
89
StatisticsSymptomsDetection
90
Chronic Poisoning by Sulphuric Acid
92
Chronic Effects of the Gas
96
Sodæ CarbonasCarbonate of Soda
107
86 87
112
Postmortem AppearancesMuseum Preparations
113
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115
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116
92
117
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121
The Alkaloids in the Leaves of Erythroxylon cocaCocaine
122
Effects of Sodium Salts
128
MORE OR LESS VOLATILE POISONOUS SUBSTANCES
134
Paraffin Oil
136
GENERAL METHODS OF TESTING AND EXTRACTING ALKALOIDS
142
General Properties
146
Effects of Turpentine
152
The Vapour of Chloroform
156
Criminal or Accidental Alcoholic Poisoning
159
Chemical Properties of ChloralStatistics of Chloral Poisoning
162
Physical Properties of the Amylic Alcohols
165
Fatal Dose
171
Carbolic Acid PhenolProperties
176
Effects on AnimalsInfusoriaFishFrogs
182
Cresol Cresylic Acid MethylPhenolOrtho Meta and Para
188
Poisoning by Liquid NitroBenzene
196
Chronic Poisoning by Chloral Hydrate
200
Measurement of the Blood CorpusclesRatio of Potash to Soda
201
HYDROCYANIC ACID
202
Section
211
Chronic Poisoning by Hydric Cyanide
213
How long after Death can Hydric or Potassic Cyanides be Detected 219
219
Chemical and Physical Properties
225
Nervous Form
231
Action of Phosphine on the Blood
241
Deaths per Nillion Living from Alcohol 18751903
245
How long can Phosphorus be recognised after Death?
247
General Tests for Alkaloids
248
Accidental and Criminal Poisoning by Prussic Acid
256
Melting point of the Alkaloids
264
Cases of Tobacco PoisoningTobacco Smoke External Application
272
161 162
275
Fatal Dose
282
Characters of the Hemlock Plant
318
Effects of Narceine
320
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321
Effects on Man
324
THE STRYCHNINE OR TETANUSPRODUCING GROUP OF ALKALOIDS
326
Action on Animals
337
Extraction and Properties
363
Chemical and Physical Properties Behaviour of Nar
366
Insects Fish Reptiles Frogs
369
The Lamson Case
375
Atropine
382
Distribution and Properties of Hyoscyamine
393
Reactions of Cytisine
399
Fatal Dose
409
Effects on Animals
416
Content of Alkaloid in Colchicum Seeds
422
Detection of Muscarine
429
Alkaloids in Plants belonging to the Solanacea
438
Effects on ManIllustrative Cases
439
Section
441
Statistics of Atropine Poisoning
444
Page
445
Diagnosis
450
Varieties of Saponin
451
Fatal Dose
452
Effects on Man
454
Detection of Ergot in Flour
460
Ferrous Sulphate Copperas or Green Vitriol
465
241243
467
Effects on Man
469
Rubijervine
475
Effects on AnimalsPhysiological Action
481
Physostigmine or Eserine
487
Separation of Physostigmine
493
Classification of Poisonous Snakes
499
MAMMALIAN POISON
505
The Amines
511
Rate of Formation of Diamines
514
Mydaleine
520
Description of the Foxglove
526
Digitoxin
532
Physiological Action
539
Quinine MethodSolution of Free Acid by AlcoholHilgers Test 65 Sulphates in the Urine Changes in the Urine produced by Sulphuric Acid
545
Metallic Arsenic
546
9496 96
551
Arsenic in the Arts
552
Effects of Arsenious Acid on Plants
558
Arsenic in WallPapers
564
731a Poisoning by Arsenical Beer
571
Elimination of Arsenic
577
Arsenic in Glycerin
585
Estimation of Arsenic
591
Tartarated Antimony or Tartar Emetic
601
Pharmaceutical Veterinary and Quack Preparations of Antimony
602
Poisoning by Fools Parsley
603
Postmortem Appearances
609
Cadmium
615
Effects of Lead Compounds ou Animals
623
Influence of Lead on the Excretion of Uric Acid
631
793B
636
Preparations of Copper used in Medicine and the Arts
643
Chronic Poisoning by Copper
649
Estimation of Bismuth Estimation of Bismuth by Potassic Dichro
657
Mercury in the Arts
667
Effects on Man
671
Case of Poisoning by Mercury Nitrate
677
853A Separation of Mercury by Hydroxylamine
683
Effects of Zinc as shown by Experiments on Animals
689
Action on Striped Muscle
695
2 Chromium
701
Thallium
707
Effects of the Salts of Barium on ManFatal Dose
713
450
735
DEFINITION OF POISON
739
General Properties
745
Fatal Dose
749
CLASSIFICATION OF POISONS
753
Substitutions of the Hydrogen by Chlorine in Methane Methane
757
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761
Somoform
766
Effects on Man Illustrative Cases
769
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