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This is a general easily readable guide to physical medicine. Stress goes on pathologies, which take a full third of the book, and clinical measures of their treatment.
Climatotherapy and Spa Therapy form a chapter discussion early in the book. Numerous American spas are individualized by name and quality. The chapter and its ample index should stimulate development of the home field, as it were, in this too little developed therapy.
The author reviews some of his experiments in visible and infrared therapy. He finds the near infrared decidedly more effective in raising subcutaneous temperature than those lamps mainly infrared.
Physical Medicine in General Practice.. Ann Intern Med. 1944;21:725–726. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-21-4-725
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