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July 15, 1899


JAMA. 1899;XXXIII(3):150. doi:10.1001/jama.1899.02450550034003

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Cleveland, Ohio, July 7, 1899.

To the Editor:  —In the Journal of June 24 (p. 1449), relating to an article read by Dr. G. W. Wagner, before the Detroit Medical and Library Association, on "Hemophilia," I notice he regards "exposure of bleeding wounds to the air" by him as probably original treatment. Perhaps it is original, but this means of controlling capillary oozing in these cases was suggested to me about twenty-five years ago by the late Dr. Isaac N. Harris, professor of physiology and histology in the Western Reserve Medical College. I do not know that it was original with him. This procedure proved efficacious in more than one instance to my knowledge. Respectfully,

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