This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables.
The Northwestern Ohio Medical Society held its fifty-second meeting at Defiance, December 10 and 11. The following officers were elected: President, Dr. Joseph Sager of Celina; vice-presidents, Drs. James A. Duncan of Toledo and R. D. Dihle of Lima; secretary, Dr. J. P. Baker of Findlay; treasurer, Dr. L. M. Gehrett of Deshler. Dr. J. P. Baker of Findlay read an elaborate paper on "Treatment of Diphtheria by Antitoxin," in which he reported twenty-nine cases with the following results: Number of cases treated with antitoxin 23, number of cases of laryngeal invasion 6, number of deaths 1; 9 cases received antitoxin first day, 4 the second day, 4 the third day, 2 the fourth day, 1 the fifth day, 1 case, stage of disease indefinite; 13 cases received one injection, 6 received two injections, 1 received three injections, 1 received four injections. The antitoxin was supplemented by protonuclein combined with
Foster H. SOCIETY NEWS.. JAMA. 1896;XXVII(26):1358. doi:10.1001/jama.1896.02431040040012