STAFFORD L. OSBORNE, B.P.E.; D. E. MARKSON, M.D., F.A.C.P.
The technic of artificial fever has changed considerably during the last three years. The field of usefulness of artificially induced fever has widened considerably and in spite of over-enthusiasm of some, and the tendency to use it without any regard to cause and effect by others, it is now recognized to be quite useful in the field of therapeutics. Paralleling this increase in usefulness, several different kinds of apparatus for producing fever have been developed, the use of which has led to much confusion.
The first problem that arises when one desires to employ artificial fever as a therapeutic procedure
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OSBORNE SL, MARKSON DE. ELECTROPYREXIA; TECHNIC OF APPLICATION AND THERAPEUTIC INDICATIONS(ELECTROPYREXIA; TECHNIC OF APPLICATION AND THERAPEUTIC INDICATIONS*). Ann Intern Med. 1938;12:189–204. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-12-2-189
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1938;12(2):189-204.
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