FRANK EDWARD SMITH JR., M.D.; RICHARD RILEY, M.D.; OSWALD R. JONES, M.D., F.A.C.P.
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A review of a series of 122 ward and private cases of pneumonia treated with sulfapyridine at St. Luke's Hospital from November 15, 1938 to April 15, 1939 revealed that there were eight deaths in the series, or a mortality of 6.5 per cent. In addition to these eight cases, it was noted that there were seven patients who, although they survived their pneumonia, failed to show a good clinical response to this form of chemotherapy. Believing that a detailed summary of these 15 cases would be of interest at this time, we are presenting the following summaries, after
SMITH FE, RILEY R, JONES OR. SULFAPYRIDINE THERAPY IN PNEUMONIA: A DISCUSSION OF APPARENT FAILURES AND COMPLICATIONS1. Ann Intern Med. ;14:1032–1041. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-14-6-1032
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1940;14(6):1032-1041.
Infectious Disease, Pneumonia, Pulmonary/Critical Care.
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