NERVE DEGENERATION IN CHRONIC ARSENIC, LEAD, AND ALCOHOLIC POISONING

JOHN FERGUSON
1890 Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)  
resorted to; this, too, finds opposition on account of puncturing the skin and the danger of produc¬ ing abscess. The new method of administering morphia through the mucous membrane of the nose which I will now describe, has been thoroughly tested by me in over one hundred cases where the im¬ mediate physiological action of morphia was nec¬ essary. I have found it to be the most reliable, tasteless and prompt action than given by the mouth or hyperdemic. It requires much smaller doses than
more » ... ler doses than taken by the mouth, and no larger than when taken hyperdemically. The manner of administering morphia through the olefactory canal is simply by snuffing it up the nasal chambers in the same manner and in the same way as snuff tobacco is used. You divide
doi:10.1001/jama.1890.02410430013001f fatcat:gfjwdxpnpfa3falars2fbymdii