Mercury and Opium Given in Inflammatory Diseases

[ Mercury and Opium Given in Inflammatory Diseases ] Dr. William James Almon

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Contributor Role
Compiler
Contributor Name
Dr. William James Almon

Date: Late 18th century; exact date unknown.

Publication Format
Manuscript

Type
Medicine

Symptoms
inflammatory diseases

Ingredients
mercury
opium

Places
Halifax
Nova Scotia

Source: Manuscript Notebook of Dr. William James Almon
Institution: Nova Scotia Archives | Source Origin: Almon Family Fonds | Reference: MG 1 / Microfilm Reel 10,045

Description

A note identifying the source of Dr. Robert Hamilton's recommendation for using mercury and opium to treat inflammatory disease, p. 64.


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Mercury and
Opium given
in inflamm-
atory Diseases.

Dr. Robert Hamilton has treated Inflammatory Diseases
with great success by Opium and Mercury: for the
particular diseases and the general mode of practice
Vide his Letter to Dr Duncan: Medi Comment. Vol. 9. P 191.

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Hamilton
Dr. Robert Hamilton (1748-1830) was a Scottish physician and author of several medical texts, including one on opium.