MAXWELL FINLAND, M.D., F.A.C.P.; FRANCIS C. LOWELL, M.D.; ELIAS STRAUSS, M.D.
The present report deals with the results of specific therapy in the pneumococcic pneumonias of adults at the Boston City Hospital during the second year in which effective chemicals were available. In the preceding year,1 specific serums and sulfapyridine each were used separately in a large proportion of the cases, and the results of treatment with each of these agents were quite comparable. The combination of serum and sulfapyridine was used during that year in some of the most severe cases, while a considerable proportion of the cases received neither of these remedies. During the year covered in the present
FINLAND M, LOWELL FC, STRAUSS E. TREATMENT OF PNEUMOCOCCIC PNEUMONIAS WITH SULFAPYRIDINE, SULFATHIAZOLE AND SERUM; ANALYSIS OF THE RESULTS OF SPECIFIC THERAPY AT THE BOSTON CITY HOSPITAL FROM JULY 1939 THROUGH JUNE 1940(TREATMENT OF PNEUMOCOCCIC PNEUMONIAS WITH SULFAPYRIDINE, SULFATHIAZOLE AND SERUM; ANALYSIS OF THE RESULTS OF SPECIFIC THERAPY AT THE BOSTON CITY HOSPITAL FROM JULY 1939 THROUGH JUNE 1940*). Ann Intern Med. 1941;14:1184–1198. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-14-7-1184
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1941;14(7):1184-1198.
Infectious Disease, Pneumonia, Pulmonary/Critical Care.
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