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Singular Accidental Cure of croup.

--A country physician having, in a case of croup, attempted to cauterize the false membrane by stick caustic, the patient somehow or other swallowed the whole piece. In an agony of terror the practitioner forced a concentrated solution of kitchen soda (hydrochlorate of soda) down the patient's throat by way of antidote; and to his surprise, not only saved him from the effects of the caustic, but also cured him of his croup by the same simple remedy. Maysville Eagle.

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