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July 10, 1897

REPORT ON THE TREATMENT OF PULMONARY TUBERCULOSIS.

Author Affiliations

ADJUNCT PROFESSOR OF THE PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE OF MEDICINE MEDICAL DEPARTMENT, UNIVERSITY OF BUFFALO. BUFFALO, N. Y.

JAMA. 1897;XXIX(2):68-74. doi:10.1001/jama.1897.02440280020001g

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Abstract

This report covers in most of the cases a period of about eight months, in some of the cases a period of nearly two years.

The various remedies, upon the use of which the report is made, are Edson's aseptolin, Paquin's tubercle antitoxin and Vaughan's nuclein. In all cases where the stomach does not rebel, cod liver oil was also used. Alcoholic stimulants have not been used, except as temporarily called for. Locally, inhalations, sprays and insufflations consisting of iodoform in ether and in powder, menthol in albolene, essence of peppermint and a mixture of acetanilid, carbolic acid and glycerite of tar according to the formula of Dr. R. P. Lincoln of New York City, have been used. In all cases reported the tubercle bacillus was found in the sputum.

Following is the detailed statement of cases treated by aseptolin (which is a solution containing 3 per cent. of absolute

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