PAUL D. WHITE, M.D.; MARION W. MATHEWS, M.D.; ELWYN EVANS, M.D.
In this note we shall report the findings in the 88 clearcut cases of subacute bacterial endocarditis which were treated at the Massachusetts General Hospital for the nearly-six years from the beginning of 1939, which terminated the period of 12 years covered in the analysis of Kelson and White1 presented above and began a period of special chemotherapy (January 1939-November 1944 inclusive). The first seven cases were reported by Kelson and White in 1939.2 Thirty-eight more of these 88 cases were reported by Leach et al. in 1941.3 Forty-three new cases have been treated since. Our criteria for a clearcut
WHITE PD, MATHEWS MW, EVANS E. NOTES ON THE TREATMENT OF SUBACUTE BACTERIAL ENDOCARDITIS ENCOUNTERED IN 88 CASES AT THE MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL HOSPITAL DURING THE SIX YEAR PERIOD 1939 TO 1944 (INCLUSIVE)(NOTES ON THE TREATMENT OF SUBACUTE BACTERIAL ENDOCARDITIS ENCOUNTERED IN 88 CASES AT THE MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL HOSPITAL DURING THE SIX YEAR PERIOD 1939 TO 1944 (INCLUSIVE)*). Ann Intern Med. 1945;22:61–74. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-22-1-61
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1945;22(1):61-74.
Cardiology, Endocarditis, Hospital Medicine, Infectious Disease, Streptococcal Infections.
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