RALPH PEMBERTON, M.D.; F. A. CAJORI, Ph.D.; C. Y. CROUTER, M.S.
Increasing attention is being devoted to the general field of physiotherapy in the treatment of disease. One of the oldest and most valuable measures in this field is exposure of a part or all of the body to external heat. A conspicuous consequence of this form of treatment is the sweating which is induced. This is so striking a phenomenon as to have led in many quarters to the supposition that toxic material of various kinds may be eliminated in this way. In view of the importance of the sweating process as a therapeutic measure and in view of the
PEMBERTON R, CAJORI FA, CROUTER CY. A Note on the Composition of Human Sweat12. Ann Intern Med. 1929;2:1243–1252. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-2-12-1243
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1929;2(12):1243-1252.
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