JEROME E. COOK, M.D., F.A.C.P.
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The frequency with which intolerance to liver by injection occurs in practice cannot be readily estimated. Whenever it does arise, however, the problem which it presents may be of serious import to the patient and the satisfactory solution correspondingly gratifying. Delikat1 found 14 of 200 patients intolerant to liver by injection. In some cases the reaction symptoms were alarming and required hospitalization.
The case to be reported and the measures employed may therefore be of interest since the literature gives the impression that the recognized approaches to the problem are often inadequate. This is very evident in the series reported
COOK JE. A PLAN FOR AVOIDING SENSITIZATION REACTIONS TO LIVER INJECTIONS1. Ann Intern Med. ;32:506–509. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-32-3-506
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1950;32(3):506-509.
Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Liver Disease.
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