April 1925


Arch Otolaryngol. 1925;1(4):397-405. doi:10.1001/archotol.1925.00560010417004

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The constant advance in our knowledge of electrical currents has led in recent years to their use in various forms in the treatment of disease. As a result, we are at the present time confronted with an enormous array of apparatus of all descriptions, each purported to be the very newest and most modern of its kind and represented as the remedy de luxe that will cure where other therapy has failed. The field for propaganda along this line is especially wide, when we consider the numerous ailments for which we have no specific and which in many cases are incurable. It is only natural that physicians as well as laymen should display an avid interest in these newer forms of treatment because of the impressive manner of their delivery, and because of a renewed hope in the mysterious power of that great force which is as yet not fully

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