LOUIS KRASNO, Ph.D., M.D.; MARY KARP, M.D.; PAUL S. RHOADS, M.D., F.A.C.P.
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In view of the favorable reports in recent literature on the inhalation of therapeutic agents, especially penicillin, and because of the many possibilities of the method, we have attempted to produce even greater and more protracted topical effectiveness by a method which involves the inhalation of fine dust aerosol particles. This method has simplified the mechanics of aerosol therapy, thus expanding its scope more readily for office and home treatment.
Aerosols may be defined as suspensions of liquids or solids in air or oxygen. In the past, the aerosolization methods have included only the inhalation of suspensions of liquids. The
KRASNO L, KARP M, RHOADS PS. THE INHALATION OF DUST PENICILLIN1. Ann Intern Med. ;28:607–617. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-28-3-607
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1948;28(3):607-617.
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