EDGAR HULL, M.D.; LOUIS A. MONTE, M.D.
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In 1915 Lambert and Patterson1 proposed a method of treatment for bichloride poisoning, designed primarily to accelerate the excretion of mercury from the body. Since that time the gradual acquisition of knowledge concerning this intoxication has led to innovations in its therapy. Various workers have from time to time advocated procedures designed to prevent certain of the toxic effects of mercury, and to combat certain of the physiologic disturbances occasioned by its presence in the body.
Naturally, a large part of the investigations in the therapy of mercury poisoning has centered about the search for chemical antidotes, which would prevent
HULL E, MONTE LA. THE TREATMENT OF ACUTE MERCURIC CHLORIDE POISONING*. Ann Intern Med. 1935;9:54–61. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-9-1-54
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