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October 14, 1911

Treatment of Rhus Poisoning

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Frederick, Md.

JAMA. 1911;LVII(16):1304. doi:10.1001/jama.1911.04260100130032

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Abstract

To the Editor:  —Please revise Dr. Hemmeter's formula for bismuth subgallate ointment given in his communication on the treatment of rhus poisoning. To a careful reader the transposition of quantities is evident, but many will use the formula as printed.

Comment.  —The subject of ivy poisoning is commented on editorially in this issue. In regard to Dr. Hemmeter's formula, Dr. Johnson is correct. We therefore repeat the formula with corrected quantities:Bismuth subgallate.......................... 3iSolution epinephrin (adrenalin chlorid) 1-1000... 100m.Lanolin..................................... 3vWhite petrolatum q. s........................ ad 3i

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