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Pneumococcus meningitis is not very common, but occurs sufficiently frequently to make it a subject of importance for discussion. Until recently the diagnosis of pneumococcus mengitis was regarded as a death warrant, but during recent years a number of recoveries have been reported, following various lines of treatment. A review of the literature of the subject is given. The authors report cases of their own observation. As a result of their extensive study and analysis of the subject they present the following conclusions. It appears from the study of the literature and the results of various methods of treatment, that
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Pneumococcus Meningitis and Endocarditis. Report of Twenty Cases of Pneumococcus Meningitis, With and Without Pneumococcus Endocarditis. Consideration of Treatment and Review of Literature.. Ann Intern Med. 1927;1:195. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-1-3-195_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1927;1(3):195.
Cardiology, CNS Infections, Endocarditis, Infectious Disease, Neurology.
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