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HOT-AIR INHALATIONS IN PHTHISIS.

HOT-AIR INHALATIONS IN PHTHISIS. If one is to accept the statements of Dr. A. L. Stern at the last meeting of the Section on Practice of the New York Academy of Medicine, the desideratum that has been so long and so fruitlessly sought for, a positive cure for pulmonary tuberculosis, has now been attained. This cure, Dr. Stern claims, is effected by Dr. Weigert's hot-air inhalation-apparatus, which he exhibited, and the use of which he explained. It is simple in construction, consisting of two copper cylinders, one within the other, and the air to be inhaled, which is heated by means of a Bunsen burner to a minimum temperature of 212°, and thus rendered perfectly aseptic, passes up between the two. The inhalation is to be used for four hours each day—two hours at a time—and it can be taken either in a sitting or reclining posture. It is advised, however, that when first http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA American Medical Association

HOT-AIR INHALATIONS IN PHTHISIS.

JAMA , Volume XII (12) – Mar 23, 1889

HOT-AIR INHALATIONS IN PHTHISIS.

Abstract


If one is to accept the statements of Dr. A. L. Stern at the last meeting of the Section on Practice of the New York Academy of Medicine, the desideratum that has been so long and so fruitlessly sought for, a positive cure for pulmonary tuberculosis, has now been attained. This cure, Dr. Stern claims, is effected by Dr. Weigert's hot-air inhalation-apparatus, which he exhibited, and the use of which he explained. It is simple in construction, consisting of two copper cylinders,...
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American Medical Association
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Copyright © 1889 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.
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0098-7484
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1538-3598
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10.1001/jama.1889.02400890020004
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Abstract

If one is to accept the statements of Dr. A. L. Stern at the last meeting of the Section on Practice of the New York Academy of Medicine, the desideratum that has been so long and so fruitlessly sought for, a positive cure for pulmonary tuberculosis, has now been attained. This cure, Dr. Stern claims, is effected by Dr. Weigert's hot-air inhalation-apparatus, which he exhibited, and the use of which he explained. It is simple in construction, consisting of two copper cylinders, one within the other, and the air to be inhaled, which is heated by means of a Bunsen burner to a minimum temperature of 212°, and thus rendered perfectly aseptic, passes up between the two. The inhalation is to be used for four hours each day—two hours at a time—and it can be taken either in a sitting or reclining posture. It is advised, however, that when first

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JAMAAmerican Medical Association

Published: Mar 23, 1889

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