Whitla W. A hundred years ago: Cerebrospinal meningitis. Practitioner 2015;259 (1782):31

Cerebrospinal meningitis

21 May 2015Pais-up subscribers

WRITTEN IN 1915: [In acute cerebral meningitis of childhood] I have many times witnessed striking recoveries from full doses of mercury by the skin, after profound coma had almost obliterated all hope of improvement. I believe it to be unjustifiable to abandon the patient to his fate without resorting to vigorous treatment by this drug.

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