ROBERT G. TORREY, F.A.C.P.; L. A. JULIANELLE; H. G. MCNAMEE
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The history of medicine probably contains no parallel example of the generalized acceptance and popularity of a treatment as that of the sulfonamide derivatives. While there can be little question of the efficacy of these drugs in certain infections, it is becoming increasingly apparent from the slowly accumulating reports of more conservative observers, that the exaggerated faith in their panaceal capacities does not appear to be justified, as, indeed, recent critical reviews illustrate.1-3 Among the different communications devoted to sulfonamide therapy, a number of scattered reports have dealt with the successful treatment of staphylococcal septicemia. Consisting to a great
TORREY RG, JULIANELLE LA, MCNAMEE HG. THE SULFONAMIDE THERAPY OF STAPHYLOCOCCAL SEPTICEMIA1. Ann Intern Med. 1941;15:431–445. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-15-3-431
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1941;15(3):431-445.
Infectious Disease, Multi-Organ Failure and Sepsis, Pulmonary/Critical Care.
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