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May 1, 1926

OXYGEN TREATMENT OF MALIGNANT EDEMA

JAMA. 1926;86(18):1345. doi:10.1001/jama.1926.26720440001009

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Abstract

In reviewing the literature on this subject, I can find no mention of a patient treated in this manner or a description of a simple apparatus that may be used in injecting the oxygen.

REPORT OF CASE  P. J., a muscular man, aged 26, entered Elko General Hospital, Sept, 6, 1924, complaining of a revolver wound of the left elbow. His past and family history are irrelevant. The injury occurred between 9 and 10 p. m., Sept. 3. The arm was cleansed and the wound irrigated with compound solution of cresol. The bullet had been removed from beneath the skin at about the middle of the mesial side of the arm by a layman. The wound was irrigated with compound solution of cresol twice on the 4th and three times, September 5.The pulse rate was 85, the temperature, 99.6 F., and respirations, 22. There was a bullet wound in

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