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Article
April 20, 1935

Therapeutics

JAMA. 1935;104(16):1411-1413. doi:10.1001/jama.1935.02760160035011
Abstract

THE THERAPY OF THE COOK COUNTY HOSPITAL  Edited by BERNARD FANTUS, M.D. CHICAGO

Note.—  In their elaboration, these articles are submitted to the members of the attending staff of the Cook County Hospital by the director of therapeutics, Dr. Bernard Fantus. The views expressed by the various members are incorporated in the final draft for publication. The articles will be continued from time to time in these columns. When completed, the series will be published in book form.Ed.

THERAPY OF ECLAMPSIA  From a therapeutic1 point of view, eclampsia might be defined as a condition of metabolite intoxication accompanied by hyperpiesis and a tendency to convulsions. As this syndrome occurs most especially in the course of pregnancy, the therapy of puerperal eclampsia chiefly is indicated here. With elimination of the items of obstetric therapy, this outline of treatment might be equally applicable to nonpuerperal eclampsia, whether it occurs

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