RICHARD B. CAPPS, M.D., F.A.C.P.; M. HERBERT BARKER, M.D., F.A.C.P.
During the last five years the incidence of infectious hepatitis has approached epidemic proportions among both civilians and military personnel in various parts of the world.1, 2 The opportunity thus offered for intensive study has led to a better understanding of the nature of the disease and to certain radical changes in our point of view towards it.2, 3 It has become apparent that infectious hepatitis may have more serious consequences than was thought in the past. Thus proper treatment assumes increased importance which is further enhanced by the demonstration that it can significantly influence the course of the
CAPPS RB, BARKER MH. THE MANAGEMENT OF INFECTIOUS HEPATITIS1. Ann Intern Med. 1947;26:405–416. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-26-3-405
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1947;26(3):405-416.
Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Infectious Disease, Liver Disease, Viral Hepatitis.
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