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December 10, 1932

Handbook of the Vaccine Treatment of Chronic Rheumatic Diseases.

JAMA. 1932;99(24):2057. doi:10.1001/jama.1932.02740760067043

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In this edition of his handbook on the treatment of rheumatism with stock vaccines, the author has revised the text in many places with a view to clarification. He states that the methods advised are modifications of an already established treatment rather than an entirely new one. He offers the first published reports of the Charterhouse Rheumatism Clinic and of the Brighton Clinic; also the results of a further series of 600 cases now in the process of being analyzed. At the former clinic he has treated more than 1,200 cases. The results continue on the same high level as previously reported. The analyses published in his earlier books show that successful results follow in from 50 to 90 per cent of all cases, depending on the severity of the disease. To date, notes of 526 cases have been received. He believes that good results can be obtained by the