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March 14, 1931

Therapie in Einzeldarstellungen: Wissenschaftliche Grundlagen und praktische Anwendung.

JAMA. 1931;96(11):888. doi:10.1001/jama.1931.02720370066034

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The author sets forth in a precise and condensed form the treatment of the complications of pregnancy. The subject is divided into three parts, including complications due to anomalies of the ovum and membranes, complications dependent on pregnancy per se, and diseases of the mother complicating pregnancy. No new modes of therapy are revealed, but the well recognized methods of treatment are described in detail, actual prescriptions of medication being frequently presented. The author recommends the conservative treatment for eclampsia, describing in detail the alternation of morphine and chloral hydrate, which he describes as the Zwiefel-Stroganoff treatment. Retroversions in early pregnancy are not manipulated until the second half of the third month, when, if the condition is still present, the cervix is brought down with volsella and the uterus replaced by forward pressure of a finger in the rectum. This is important to avoid incarceration. For the treatment of pyelitis,

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