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November 24, 1934

Modern Treatment in General Practice

JAMA. 1934;103(21):1649-1650. doi:10.1001/jama.1934.02750470071032

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These articles were written by specialists for the general practitioner. They were first published in the Medical Press and Circular, some as individual articles and others as symposiums. The authors of these articles generally are well known members of the profession in England. There was no attempt apparently to cover the entire field of medicine, and the subjects discussed, aside from those in the symposium, do not have any direct relation to one another. Some of the subjects discussed are acute circulatory failure, diabetic coma, blood transfusion, migraine, insomnia, chronic hoarseness, anemias and pyorrhea. One of the articles on the spa facilities in England opens with the statement that "if the value of spa treatment in the cure or prevention of disease were sufficiently well known, many sudden deaths and many years of suffering and crippledom might be prevented, and many useful lives prolonged in happy content, and our spas

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