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March 2, 1918

FURTHER EXPERIENCES WITH DAKIN'S DICHLORAMIN-T IN THE TREATMENT OF WAR WOUNDS

Author Affiliations

(PHILADELPHIA) Major, M. R. C., U. S. Army; (PHILADELPHIA) Captain, M. R. C., U. S. Army FRANCE

From 16 (Philadelphia, U. S. A.) General Hospital, B. E. F.

JAMA. 1918;70(9):605-607. doi:10.1001/jama.1918.26010090002012a
Abstract

In a previous report1 on the use of Dakin's dichloramin-T in the treatment of war wounds, the simplicity of the technic, the great saving of pain, and the economy of time and surgical material were pointed out. We now present the results of a more extended experience with this antiseptic. We shall limit our report to our own service, although the same method has been used to a greater or less extent on the other three surgical services of this hospital and in an adjoining hospital.

We shall present the total number of the severe cases treated, classified in a general way. We shall discuss only our surgical failures, leaving the reader who is familiar with the conditions under which we are working to judge. Let it be stated for the reader not familiar with these conditions that our material is in no sense whatever chosen. It does not

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