Von Dr. Alfred Perutz, Privat-Dozent für Haut- und Geschlechtskrankheiten an der Wiener Universität. Paper. Price, 9 marks. Pp. 266, with 13 illustrations. Berlin: Urban & Schwarzenberg, 1925.
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This book approaches the treatment of urethral gonorrhea in the male from a medicopharmacologic point of view only. In the introductory chapters the nerve supply of the male genito-urinary apparatus is discussed at length and its differential reaction toward drugs analyzed as to the subsequent response of the parts involved, particularly the vas deferens and the epididymis. Valuable information is conveyed by the analysis of the specific action of the drugs to be employed and how antagonistic effects may be prevented in combining these, avoiding incompatibility produced by faulty concentration or inappropriate mixture. Special stress is laid on the general therapeutic and dietetic regimen. After these general principles are elucidated, the special forms of treatment are taken up, the pharmacodynamic action of the various medications always being considered. The serodiagnosis of gonorrhea and passive and active immunization are also explained. A valuable chapter deals with parenteral protein therapy, which recently
Die medikamentöse Behandlung der Harnrohrengonorrhöe des Mannes und deren pharmakologische Grundlagen.. JAMA. 1925;85(18):1422. doi:10.1001/jama.1925.02670180078038