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December 9, 1893


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JAMA. 1893;XXI(24):884-888. doi:10.1001/jama.1893.02420760014001g

(Continued from page 848).

Part II.

The Number and Intervals of Local Applications will vary with the Grades.—If the Patient of the First Grade, an Infant, is Properly Treated soon after it has taken cold, the disease will be of very short duration, because the reparative processes are very strong at this age. In case the patient is only a few days or weeks old, two or three applications may be required the first day; two on the second day, and one on the third. Frequent treatments are necessary, because the secretion forms rapidly and requires removal as soon as it is formed. Patients from one to twelve months of age will require daily treatments at first for from three to ten days, and then two or three weeks' treatment given every other day, making in all from nine to nineteen local applications. Those from one to two years of