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April 11, 1931

Handbuch der experimentellen Therapie, Serum- und Chemotherapie: Ein Handbuch für die ärztliche Praxis und Klinik.

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Von A. Wolff-Eisner. Ergänzungsband: Zusammenfassung der neuesten Forschungsergebnisse. Cloth. Price, 18 marks. Pp. 236, with 48 illustrations. Munich: J. F. Lehmanns, 1931.

JAMA. 1931;96(15):1256. doi:10.1001/jama.1931.02720410066040

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This is a composite book containing fifteen articles by almost that many authors. It is divided into two parts, general and special. The general part consists of articles on the titration of serums and poisons with reference to the new international standards, on the vitamins and their significance in disease, and on blood grouping as it bears on transfusion. The special part deals with diphtheria, its specific treatment and prevention by active immunization; pneumococcus serum therapy; anti-streptococcus serum; treatment of tuberculosis and immunization against tuberculosis; scarlet fever serum; the insulin treatment of diabetes; the experimental basis of the therapeutic use of hormones in gynecology; the experimental treatment of blood diseases; the use of liver and extracts of stomach in pernicious anemia, and of spleen in polycythemia; inoculation malaria in dementia paralytica; the nonsurgical treatment of cancer, and the use of local immune processes in surgery, especially in fistula of bone

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