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February 24, 1912

A CASE OF NITROGLYCERIN POISONING

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GRINNELL, IA.

JAMA. 1912;LVIII(8):550. doi:10.1001/jama.1912.04260020234011

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Abstract

I believe that there are many men to whom the idea of nitroglycerin poisoning will be a new one, and to whom chance may in the future bring such cases. I have been unable to find reports of a similar case in the meager literature at my disposal, but I cannot but believe, from the nature of things, that these cases must be common in certain localities under certain conditions.

Patient.  —F. F., male, aged 21, worked during the summer of 1910 on a farm. In the latter part of the summer his work consisted of blasting stumps in a clearing. He used a

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