The Dangers of Lead-Styles in the Treatment of Lacrymal Obstruction

A. Emrys-Jones
1884 BMJ (Clinical Research Edition)  
complex composition. It contains creasote, turpentine, paraffin, and eupione, and is obtained by the destructive distillation of Pinus Sylvestris. Carbolic acid has largely taken the place of this cruder compound; but Dr. Whitla says that there are virtues possessed by tar which are not equally enjoyed by its more fashionable rivals. In oakum we have a form of tar-dressing which I heartily recommend to those engaged in hospital-work.
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