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August 12, 1911

Précis d'Electrothérapie et de Radiothérapie Oculaires.

JAMA. 1911;LVII(7):582. doi:10.1001/jama.1911.04260080146030

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This monograph is the latest and one of the best works on the subject. It opens with a description of most of the appliances required in the manufacture and employment of an important diagnostic and therapeutic agent. While these instruments are mostly of foreign make, yet they have their American counterparts, so that the reader may easily obtain as good as, and in many instances, a better supply at home. Not only are the faradic, galvanic, static and high-frequency currents described and discussed, but phototherapy and the various kinds of radiotherapy receive extended attention. In the second portion of the work, methods of examining receive due consideration. Finally, in the third division of the work, the use of electricity as a purely therapeutic agent in the treatment of ocular affections is discussed. The text is fairly well illustrated and further elucidated by clinical histories and a description of cases in

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