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March 3, 1906

Atonia Gastrica (Abdominal Relaxation).

JAMA. 1906;XLVI(9):679. doi:10.1001/jama.1906.02510360053034

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This work treats an important subject in a superficial way. It would be of greater use to the general practitioner were there fewer digressions into the field of etymology. A large part of the book is devoted to reports of cases in which the patients were treated by a plaster bandage devised by one of the authors. Methods, new and old, of diagnosing this condition are briefly related.

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