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October 19, 1935

THE PRINCIPLES OF THE TREATMENT OF SEPTICEMIA

Author Affiliations

ROCHESTER, N. Y.

From the Department of Surgery, the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry.

JAMA. 1935;105(16):1246-1249. doi:10.1001/jama.1935.02760420016004
Abstract

The treatment of infection is one of the major subdivisions of surgery, and among all the systems infection of the blood is one of the most serious in. its results. For its treatment, new therapeutic agents and methods are constantly being proposed. They spring up to a period of great popularity and then are usually replaced by the next favorite agent. Partly concealed by this procession of panaceas, however, there are certain principles of treatment that have withstood the test of time and others, grounded on the fundamental pathologic processes, that appear most hopeful for

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