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September 10, 1927

Die akuten eitrigen Infektionen in der Chirurgie und ihre Behandlung.

JAMA. 1927;89(11):905. doi:10.1001/jama.1927.02690110069045

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This is presented as an aid to clinical instruction in university teaching, as well as to help the general practitioner. The author has produced a work which is essentially practical and emphasizes good, rational and tested methods, not only of the more recent advances, but also those of the older methods which have proved valuable. He properly evaluates the more modern methods, such as protein therapy, vaccine therapy, chemotherapy and roentgen-ray therapy, as auxiliary methods of treatment. He first takes up the subject of infections in general, discussing etiology, local reaction at the site of infection, general disturbances of the body as a result of infection, resistance to infection, and pyogenic bacteria, including their special bacteriology, special methods of treatment of purulent infections, and treatment by means of protein therapy. The second portion of the book is devoted to infected wounds and their treatment, acute purulent infections of the skin

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