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This is a timely book, for it comes when the approval of the Council on Physical Therapy of the American Medical Association is being sought for a deluge of colonic irrigation devices. The book is remarkably complete for its size. Although the author quotes some of the literature in which there is doubt as to the efficacy of colonic irrigation, it is evident that he deems it a most valuable therapeutic measure when properly used.
A chapter is devoted to colonic lavage apparatus. Some of these are so elaborate that they doubtless carry with them a psychotherapy far more effectual
Colonic Irrigation.. Ann Intern Med. 1933;6:1238. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-6-9-1238_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1933;6(9):1238.
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