Cases of Neuralgia, with Remarks

W. A. GILLESPIE
1834 Boston Medical and Surgical Journal  
increase of appetite, and the little patient recovered without the use of tonics. Under some circumstances opium is a heller cordial than wine. In cases of pure croup, i. e. in cases where there is no ulcération and nothing of cynaiiehe maligna, the treatment by frequent exhibition of small doses of sul). mur. hydrarg., as directed in a communication made by me to the Mass. Med. Socieiy, has in my practice been uninterruptedly successful ; hut in cases of cynaiiehe maligna simulating croup,
more » ... mulating croup, which have often been called croup, although improperly, as well as in all oilier eases of nleci'aiion in ihe Region of the glottis inducing spasm, mercurial preparations alone are insufficient remedies. In these cases, as well as in all doubtful cases Where ihe disease does not readily yield to the mercurial practice, opium should always be tried, and should be administered in frequent and sufficient doses to meet the exigences of the particular case.
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