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Question 1: In that year, Benjamin Brodie showed through animal experimentation that ________, the principal active agent in tobacco smoke, was a cardiac poison prone to stopping the circulation of blood.
PhencyclidineNicotineNicotinic agonistLobeline

Question 2: [3] According to another report of 1835, tobacco enemas were used successfully to treat ________ "in the stage of collapse".
Plague (disease)Typhoid feverCholeraVibrio cholerae

Question 3: The smoke enema was considered the most potent method, however, due to the warming and stimulating properties associated with tobacco in the ________ of the period.
PharmacopoeiaAvicennaMateria medicaMedicine

Question 4: The stimulation of respiration through the introduction of tobacco smoke by a rectal tube was first practiced by the ________.
Models of migration to the New WorldIndigenous peoples of the AmericasPre-Columbian eraClassification of indigenous peoples of the Americas

Question 5: For this purpose, ________ and the blowing of smoke into the lungs or the rectum were thought to be interchangeably useful.
IntubationMechanical ventilationCardiopulmonary resuscitationArtificial respiration

Question 6: An 1827 report in a medical journal tells of a woman treated against ________ with repeated smoke enemas, with little apparent success.
Irritable bowel syndromeConstipationUlcerative colitisCrohn's disease

Question 7: [2] At the turn of the 19th century, tobacco smoke enemas had become an established practice in Western medicine, considered by Humane Societies to be as important as ________.
Cardiopulmonary resuscitationIntubationMechanical ventilationArtificial respiration

Question 8: The tobacco smoke enema, an insufflation of tobacco smoke into the rectum by enema, was a medical treatment employed by 18th-century European physicians for resuscitating ________ victims and other purposes.
Decompression sicknessBarotraumaOxygen toxicityDrowning

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