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October 4, 1941

Der Rheumatismus: Sammlung von Einzeldarstellungen aus dem Gesamtgebeit der Rheumaerkrankungen

JAMA. 1941;117(14):1220. doi:10.1001/jama.1941.02820400078037

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Abstract

This book is based on observations of 651 cases of such varied conditions as neuritis and neuralgia, primary myalgia, bursitis, rheumatoid arthritis (arthrosis deformans in German) and spondylitis, treated by the use of local anesthetics. Of the entire group (given an average of three to four infiltrations with anesthesia) 70 per cent remained free or almost free from pain; only 7 per cent were totally unimproved. Although there was considerable variation between the response of the different groups, depending on the clinical diagnosis, the results as a whole seemed to be surprisingly favorable. This discussion deserves careful reading and checking in this country on an adequate scale, since, if the results can be confirmed here, it would constitute a real addition to therapeutic methods for this group of difficult conditions.

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