It may appear rather late in the day either to present the claims of the Schott methods of treating chronic cardio-vascular diseases or to discuss the details connected with their application. It should ever be a feature of our therapeutic creed, however, to give close attention to physiologic means and to recognize their superiority over drugs as curative agencies. No one who views the immense concourse of persons pouring into Bad Nauheim from every part of the globe and notes the conditions presented by a small fragment even, as I have done, can fail to be impressed with the fact that confusion obviously reigns in the minds of a large proportion of the medical profession as to what constitutes a suitable case for this recognized mode of treatment. The same vagueness and indefiniteness of professional thought and action holds true at home, perhaps in greater degree than abroad
ANDERS JM. THE SCHOTT METHOD OF TREATING DISEASES OF THE HEART AND BLOOD VESSELS. JAMA. 1905;XLIV(2):116–124. doi:10.1001/jama.1905.92500290036001h
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