MIDWIVES' SURGERY

M. O'Shea
1844 The Lancet  
The principal peculiarities observed in this case were the extreme faintness, and the absence of sickness, not indicating great irritation of any part of the alimentary canal, but more evidently pointing out some disorder of the nervous system. This man suffered for some time from gastric derangement, but ultimately , , his recovery was complete. CASE 2.-A child, about three years of age, took by mistake a considerable quantity of arsenic, which had been mixed with oatmeal, for the purpose of
more » ... or the purpose of destroying rats. The ordinary symptoms of poisoning by this drug soon developed themselves, and were very acute, but gave way in a short time on the administration of the antidote. CASE 3.-Rachael S-, aged thirty-one, went to Wolverhampton, a distance of six miles, on the morning of the seventh of last month, on a visit to her sister. She had been in a very low,
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