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November 11, 1950

Les thérapeutiques antibiotiques des maladies infectieuses: Tableaux des agents microbiens des sulfamides et des antibiotiques proprement dits

JAMA. 1950;144(11):973. doi:10.1001/jama.1950.02920110085062

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This small volume covers much the same ground as Long's "A-B-C's of Sulfonamide and Antibiotic Therapy," but in a somewhat different manner. Much of the information is presented in tabular form, in which the primary classification is by type of infecting organism. The tables give, for each organism, the principal infections caused by them, the drug of choice for treatment, the route of administration and the recommended daily dose. Following these tables is a brief discussion of certain principles of therapy.

A second set of tables lists the various sulfonamides, many of which may be unfamiliar to American physicians, but in which both French and American names are given. These tables give brief information on solubility, tolerance, extent of acetylation in the body, speed of excretion, proclivity for crystal formation in the urine, principal therapeutic indications, dosage and route and frequency of administration. Included in these tables are various sulfonamide

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