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Because the number of available laboratory tests is bewildering, my discussion will deal only with a few of the simpler procedures which are useful and which can be carried out effectively in a small hospital, in a small group or even in an individual physician's office. The tests,...
The participation of the U. S. Public Health Service in the evaluation of various treatment methods for early syphilis may be grouped in three broad phases. The first was the evaluation with the Cooperative Clinical Group of the results of standard therapy of weekly injections of...
The work of three groups of investigators on the therapeutic effects of the nitrogen mustards was recently summarized.1 The first clinical application of these compounds was initiated by Gilman, Goodman and others,2 who administered tris (β-chloroethyl) amine hydrochloride intravenously...
Penicillin spray, as used in this report, is produced by a hand-operated bulb atomizer and is utilized by inhalation. The patient holds his breath at the end of the inspiration, allowing the suspended penicillin to settle on the infected mucous membranes. The terms aerosol penicillin and...
Enuresis, especially during sleep, is one of the commonest and most troublesome problems presented by patients during childhood. Because of it, parents seek the help of the physician in great emotional distress. Their distress is a compound of resentment because their child is...
NEUROSYPHILITIC PATIENTS TREATED WITH PENICILLIN
Probable Herxheimer Reactions
HAROLD A. TUCKER, M.D. and RAYMOND C. V. ROBINSON, M.D. Baltimore
The penicillin treatment of syphilis is no longer entirely an inpatient experimental...
One method of attacking the problem of high cancer mortality, the second foremost cause of death, has been education of lay and medical persons to recognize the symptoms suggestive of early cancer. Periodic health examinations have also been advocated as a method of detecting early...
Two principal arguments have been advanced to justify the administration of penicillin by inhalation: the difficulty and the cost of the intramuscular or intravenous methods and the possibility that there may be a more direct action of penicillin when this antibiotic is placed in more...
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