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The book is well planned, nicely illustrated and very well printed, though the print is rather small. It is divided into 15 chapters including The Basic Theories and Principles, History, Physiology (two chapters), Technic of Electropyrexia, Dementia Paralytica, Syphilis of the Central Nervous System, Primary and Secondary Syphilis, Multiple Sclerosis, Chorea Minor, Arthritis, Gonorrhoea, Asthma, Other Diseases, Dreams and Facts. There is a preface, a subject and an author index and an extensive bibliography of 556 references.
The author's chief interests are in psychiatry and his material was drawn mainly from that field. He was the first to produce artificial
Artificial Fever Produced by Physical Means: Its Development and Application.. Ann Intern Med. 1938;12:418. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-12-3-418_1
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