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THE INFLUENCE OF SERUMTHERAPY ON DIPHTHERIC STENOSIS OF THE LARYNX.

THE INFLUENCE OF SERUMTHERAPY ON DIPHTHERIC STENOSIS OF THE LARYNX. It has been objected by those who are not convinced of the efficacy of the antitoxin treatment of diphtheria, that since this method has been introduced into hospital practice a relatively larger number of mild cases are admitted into the hospitals. Even were this objection supported by the facts, it would admittedly not be applicable to private practice. It has further been suggested that both in hospitals and in private practice a change in the character of the disease has taken place, in the direction of an attenuation in its virulence and a lessening of its fatality; but even did such a variation coincide with the introduction of serumtherapy, it would be applicable to mild and severe cases collectively. and not to severe cases alone. To eliminate these objections as far as possible, Galatti1 has made a study of the cases under his observation in which symptoms of laryngeal http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA American Medical Association

THE INFLUENCE OF SERUMTHERAPY ON DIPHTHERIC STENOSIS OF THE LARYNX.

JAMA , Volume XXXVI (13) – Mar 30, 1900

THE INFLUENCE OF SERUMTHERAPY ON DIPHTHERIC STENOSIS OF THE LARYNX.

Abstract


It has been objected by those who are not convinced of the efficacy of the antitoxin treatment of diphtheria, that since this method has been introduced into hospital practice a relatively larger number of mild cases are admitted into the hospitals. Even were this objection supported by the facts, it would admittedly not be applicable to private practice. It has further been suggested that both in hospitals and in private practice a change in the character of the disease has taken...
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American Medical Association
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Copyright © 1900 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
DOI
10.1001/jama.1900.02470130047015
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Abstract

It has been objected by those who are not convinced of the efficacy of the antitoxin treatment of diphtheria, that since this method has been introduced into hospital practice a relatively larger number of mild cases are admitted into the hospitals. Even were this objection supported by the facts, it would admittedly not be applicable to private practice. It has further been suggested that both in hospitals and in private practice a change in the character of the disease has taken place, in the direction of an attenuation in its virulence and a lessening of its fatality; but even did such a variation coincide with the introduction of serumtherapy, it would be applicable to mild and severe cases collectively. and not to severe cases alone. To eliminate these objections as far as possible, Galatti1 has made a study of the cases under his observation in which symptoms of laryngeal

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JAMAAmerican Medical Association

Published: Mar 30, 1900

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