1921
Volume s1-26, Issue 6
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645
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Abstract

Summary

  • 1.  In a cholera epidemic, 10 patients were given sulfadiazine in addition to saline infusions with 10 other patients without sulfadiazine treatment as control.
  • 2.  The average duration of diarrhea of the sulfadiazine-treated patients (4.6 days) is shorter than that of the controls (7.1 days).
  • 3.  One case of lobar pneumonia resulting in death and one case of parotitis occurred among the patients without sulfadiazine therapy.
  • 4.  Oral administration of fluid and alkalies in the treatment of cholera has been emphasized.

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1946-11-01
2017-09-20
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