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Treatment of Erysipelas by Antiseptics.
—M. Jorissenne finds that in erysipelas the streptococci are so deeply seated that it becomes necessary to employ fatty substances as excipients in order to secure more prolonged contact of the remedies employed. For this purpose lanoline is unsuitable because it increases friction; vaseline prevents absorption; lard increases cutaneous irritation. The reporter therefore employs a mixture of cacao butter and vaseline as a suitable and convenient excipient. The most reliable antiseptic is sublimate, with which the reporter has achieved constant success in the erysipelas of the head occurring in newborn babes and complicating meningitis, as well as in the gangrenous erysipelas affecting the scrotum of old men, and in adults generally.—Le Bulletin Médical.
Treatment of Gastric Neurasthenia.
—In the treatment of dilatation of the stomach, according to Dujardin-Beaumetz, there are two principal indications: the one is addressed to the gastro-intestinal disturbances, the other to the
MEDICAL PROGRESS.. JAMA. 1890;XIV(15):543–544. doi:10.1001/jama.1890.02410150025002
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