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November 12, 1910

A Manual of Toxicology.

JAMA. 1910;55(20):1755. doi:10.1001/jama.1910.04330200065033

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This comprehensive work on toxicology contains descriptions, definitions, classifications of and identity tests for many substances, together with instructions for the treatment of different kinds of poisonings. Methods of detecting poisons under various conditions are detailed, considera ble space being devoted to the technic of post-mortem work. The book is supplemented by colored plates illustrating the effects of various poisons on the stomach. There are also several pages of cuts illustrating the more common poisonous plants. A table of doses and a series of questions for the review of the work are given. The material is well arranged, making it available for quick review. It is a handy reference book as well as a practical guide for the actual examination for poisons.

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