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August 7, 1909

EXPENSIVE MOLDS FOR SOLIDIFIED CARBON DIOXID

JAMA. 1909;LIII(6):459. doi:10.1001/jama.1909.92550060033003b

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Abstract

The use of solidified carbon dioxid has apparently risen to the dignity where many devices for molding it are being suggested. In particular my attention has been called lately to a very elaborate mold which is being exploited commercially. Physicians are being solicited to purchase the outfit; at least in one instance within my knowledge it has been installed by its sellers in the office of a non-medical woman who does shampooing and facial massages; and instruction in the therapeutic use of the method is incidentally given by the agent, who is, I believe, not a physician and who, to judge from my interviews with him, is not entitled to give instructions on the subject. I am sufficiently interested in the good repute of the method and its common adoption to feel called on to protest against this commercial exploitation and to say that I see no reason

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