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February 4, 1905

Iodin-Carbon-Disulphid Inhalations in Respiratory Diseases.

JAMA. 1905;XLIV(5):404. doi:10.1001/jama.1905.02500320068014

Columbia, Ala., Dec. 3, 1904.

To the Editor:  —In the New York Medical Journal,1 April 25, 1896, Drs. Stovall and Twitty report results from the use of iodin-carbon-disulphid inhalations in respiratory diseases. I have tested the remedy in my practice and offer the results to the profession in the interest of a subject which is closely related to the welfare of all classes of people. The profession is slow to accept new theories or methods of treatment, but this treatment has proved in my hands a most useful agent in combating the various laryngeal, bronchial and pulmonary disorders; and physicians elsewhere, after testing its merits, have spoken in unmistakable terms with reference to its practical value.2Professor Coromilas,3 at a meeting of the Chicago Medical Society, gave his conclusions, reached after treating a test series of 66 cases by the hypodermic administration of carbon disulphid. The results

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