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This monograph reports the transactions of the Fifth (1955) Josiah Macy sponsored conference on Shock and Circulatory Homeostasis. Emphasis is given to the controversial problem of the significance of the bacterial factor in shock. Individual sections are devoted to a description of hemorrhagic shock in germ-free rats, the mechanism of the protection afforded by Aureomycin against shock, and certain studies implicating the participation of bacteria and their products in experimental shock. The section devoted to humoral factors presents additional evidence against the ferritin (VDM) hypothesis of irreversible shock. Another section analyzing the effect of a modified adrenergic blocking agent, G-D
Shock and Circulatory Homeostasis:. Ann Intern Med. ;49:967–968. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-49-4-967_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1958;49(4):967-968.
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