A value of stimulus, however, is soon reached which evokes a maximal contraction.
It has undoubtedly been of value in many cases of tetanus, in which it must be given in maximal doses.
It may be added that the maximal import figures for France within the period are those of 1906 (£53,871,661), for Germany those of 1909, and for the United States those of 1901 (£141,015,465).
The treatment is to empty the stomach by tube or by a non-depressant emetic. The physiological antidotes are atropine and digitalin or strophanthin, which should be injected subcutaneously in maximal doses.
Minimal observations of - 4.0° and - 4.5° have been taken at Yarkand and Lukchun respectively, and maximal observations of 103.2° and 109.5° at the same two places.