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To the Editor:
—I am enclosing a letter which I wrote recently to Dr. William H. Welch in regard to the Carrel method of wound treatment which is at present so actively under discussion. I believe that it presents a point of view that might very well be presented to the profession at this time through the columns of The Journal.Arthur Dean Bevan, M.D., Chicago.My Dear Dr. Welch:I want to write you about a problem which I think is of considerable importance to the Medical Corps at this time and in which I believe you are interested. The problem is that of the Carrel method of wound treatment. I of course have followed in the past two years the surgical literature on this subject with a great deal of interest. At the meeting of the American Surgical Association this spring, Dr. Charles Gibson of New York read
Bevan AD. THE CARREL-DAKIN TREATMENT. JAMA. 1917;LXIX(20):1727-1728. doi:10.1001/jama.1917.02590470067023