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"Inhaled chloroform as a remedy for cholera"

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Medical Times
(27 January 1849): 286-87

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The author urges extreme caution in the administration of chloroform by inhalation to cholera victims. Since "the appearances of disorganization and venous congestion observed after death from both causes [chloroform overdose and cholera] being similar, such a remedy would appear to be contra-indicated in this disease, as being likely to induce the consequences it was intended to prevent" (286).

He concludes with five specific conclusions.

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