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The authors present in a clear and logical style an adequate discussion of the complex subject of the management of neurosyphilis. The various technics involved are well presented. The text, however, was evidently prepared before the results of the experimental use of penicillin in neurosyphilis were available, so that no estimate of the possible value of this agevnt is included. The important subject of fever therapy is thoroughly and clearly discussed.
The authors stress the importance of changes in the spinal fluid as a guide in therapy. The technic of spinal and cisternal puncture is graphically described. The use of
The Management of Neurosyphilis.. Ann Intern Med. 1946;25:747. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-25-4-747_2
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