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The Successful Treatment of Hay Fever and Pollen Asthma

Ann Intern Med. 1932;6(3):400-405. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-6-3-400
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Desensitization with pollen extracts for hay fever patients has been in vogue for the last fifteen years. The method originally conceived by Walker, Cooke, and others has not changed a great deal over that period and even now the treatment by the general practitioner of patients with hay fever and hay fever and asthma consists of a series of fifteen injections at weekly intervals. There has been so much controversy regarding beginning and protective doses, types of doses, etc., that there scarcely seems a way for the general practitioner to determine preference for any of the so-called "treatment sets" now



asthma ; pollen ; hay fever

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