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September 12, 1891

Silver Chloride In Whooping-cough.—

JAMA. 1891;XVII(11):422. doi:10.1001/jama.1891.02410890040015

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Lœffler advises the use of freshly prepared chloride of silver in the prevention and treatment of whooping-cough. As given in the Boston Medical and Surgical Journal, his preferred combination is the following: Chloride of silver (freshly prepared), 1½ grains; water, 2 pints; hyposulphite of sodium, a saturated solution. Mix. Use by an atomizer, the spray being directed into the pharynx. Repeat the application every two or three hours.

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