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Allergy, Anaphylaxis and Immunotherapy.

Allergy, Anaphylaxis and Immunotherapy. This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract The title of this book rather belies its contents. One would gather the impression that it was a book on allergy prepared by an allergist for allergists. On the contrary, the author is clinical professor of pediatrics in one of the New York schools and the book has been prepared for the practitioner of medicine who is engaged in the treatment of disease and all its ramifications. Ratner was motivated, as he says in the preface, by a desire to understand allergy. Then having gained knowledge of this very important physical state, it became obvious to him that it would be wise to acquaint the medical profession with the reasons why serums and vaccines were given, why blood substitutes and sulfonamides were an integral part of chemotherapy and why these various agents acted as they did. It would seem that the author has well accomplished his objective. As a practicing http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Internal Medicine American Medical Association

Allergy, Anaphylaxis and Immunotherapy.

Archives of Internal Medicine , Volume 72 (4) – Oct 1, 1943

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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1943 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0730-188X
DOI
10.1001/archinte.1943.00210100136013
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Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract The title of this book rather belies its contents. One would gather the impression that it was a book on allergy prepared by an allergist for allergists. On the contrary, the author is clinical professor of pediatrics in one of the New York schools and the book has been prepared for the practitioner of medicine who is engaged in the treatment of disease and all its ramifications. Ratner was motivated, as he says in the preface, by a desire to understand allergy. Then having gained knowledge of this very important physical state, it became obvious to him that it would be wise to acquaint the medical profession with the reasons why serums and vaccines were given, why blood substitutes and sulfonamides were an integral part of chemotherapy and why these various agents acted as they did. It would seem that the author has well accomplished his objective. As a practicing

Journal

Archives of Internal MedicineAmerican Medical Association

Published: Oct 1, 1943

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