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January 6, 1917

I. K. Therapy (Immunkörper, Immune Substances) IN Pulmonary Tuberculosis, WITH A Summary OF Cases.

JAMA. 1917;LXVIII(1):56. doi:10.1001/jama.1917.04270010056025

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Abstract

In order to overcome the apathy toward Spengler's Immunkörper therapy, to set forth the benefits that have been obtained therewith, and incidentally to point out mistakes occurring in its use, the author makes this contribution purely on a clinical basis. It is written in a rather generalized form and considers dosage, reactions, suitability of cases for treatment, contraindications, and effects and results of treatment. A summary of the results in forty-seven ambulant cases treated by teh author is given. The book is written in extremely simple from, probably with a view to appealing to the general practitioner, and the author is easily misled by teh psychology of the patient, as attested by a paragraph on page 52 ending "and, after all, it is the patient who is the final judge" (meaning of the efficacy of the treatment). Only such data as the weight of the patient, the temperature and the

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