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January 5, 1889

NOTE ON RUMBOLD'S METHOD OF TREATMENT OF CATARRHAL INFLAMMATIONS OF THE UPPER AIR PASSAGES.

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SURGEON UNITED STATES ARMY.

JAMA. 1889;XII(1):12-16. doi:10.1001/jama.1889.02400780014001a
Abstract

My note published in The Journal of August 18, has occasioned so many letters asking for further information as to the details of the method therein advocated, that I feel called upon to present a second paper on the subject in which the attempt will be made to detail each step in the procedure so plainly, that it will enable those who may wish to avail themselves of the method of treatment, to procede in its practical administration without delay. As stated in my former paper, the method of treatment which is advocated, originated with and has been elaborated by, Dr, Rumbold, whose experience in the treatment of the diseases of the throat, nose and ears dates back to 1855, and who has used vaseline since 1872.

The history of this therapeutic measure is as follows: In 1866, Dr, Rumbold obtained the glass spray producers of Maunder, to each of

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