New pocket medical formulary, selections
Date: 1912 |
Identifier: Country Doctor Museum
The New pocket medical formulary by W. E. Finch is a small, reference book, with a tattered, leather binding embossed with gold letters. It was published in 1912 by F.A.Davis Company of Philadelphia and has 474 pages. The formulary contains an alphabetical listing of ailments and corresponding remedies e.g., flatulence, freckles, x-ray burns, bubonic plague, stye, and colic. The book gives formulas and doses for hypodermic medication, a list of ailments with symptoms, a dose table, and measurement conversion charts. Also included are instructions for dealing with emergencies and poisoning. In the back of the formulary is a section detailing each State’s requirements to legally practice medicine. more...