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February 14, 1925

Sero-, Vaccine- und Proteinkörpertherapie.

JAMA. 1925;84(7):540. doi:10.1001/jama.1925.02660330060041

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Abstract

The author seems to proceed on the assumption that practicing physicians are to take all serums, vaccines and various forms of protein therapy pretty much at their label or face value. Thus, he says about antipneumococcus serum (p. 31), "We use it in all diseases that are caused by Pneumococcus lanceolatus, such as pneumonia or consecutive pericarditis, pleuritis, meningitis and ulcus serpens. The earliest possible use is indicated." This reminds one of commercial advertising. The book is one of a series on various medical topics issued with the cooperation of members of the Vienna medical faculty, but nevertheless it is superficial, anachronistic and worthless.

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