HUGO O. ALTNOW, M.D.; JAMES P. O'HARE, M.D.
A review of the titles of articles published within the last five years on the treatment of hypertension suggests the use of twenty-eight inorganic and organic compounds and glandular extracts. If the articles themselves were reviewed, this number would no doubt be doubled and possibly trebled. This condition of affairs carries with it the inference that none of the various preparations suggested has been quite satisfactory.
Our communication deals with three substances: atropin and calcium chloride used in combination, and parathyroid preparations. Before proceeding further, it will not be out of place to state why our selection fell upon these
ALTNOW HO, O'HARE JP. Observations on the Action of Atropin and Calcium and Parathyroid Preparations in Arterial Hypertension1. Ann Intern Med. ;1:367–376. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-1-6-367
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1927;1(6):367-376.
Cardiology, Coronary Risk Factors, Hypertension, Nephrology.
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