Hay-Fever, Its Prevention and Cure

Hay-Fever, Its Prevention and Cure

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1922 edition. Excerpt: ...noted that only two patients who were treated with the mixture were given as many as one treatment with timothy, 1:100, which is desirable and which was the case in previous seasons when excellent results were obtained; treatment with a mixture of the two pollens did not and will not permit of sulficient treatment with either one, and in this instance it is evident that a part, at least, of the poor results, if the three former seasons are a guide, was due to insuffi cient treatment with timothy pollen. The absence of treatment with redtop pollen can not explain the poor results, since in the three former seasons excellent results were obtained in the absence of redtop treatment. Special attention is called to Patients 246, 219 and 226 because their cases are of considerable interest. Patient 246 was sensitive to redtop pollen alone and was practically free from symptoms following four treatments with the 1: 100 dilution of redtop pollen extract. Not only was this patient free from symptoms while in New England, but he was also free while in Wyoming and was practically free while in California. Patient 219, who was practically equally sensitive to the pollens of the three grasses and to rose, was practically free from symptoms following treatment with equal parts of redtop and rose pollen extracts. Patient 226, who was sensitive to rose pollen only, was free from symptoms following treatment with rose pollen extract. Therefore, only two rose cases were encountered in the four seasons during which fifty grass cases were tested and treated. My conclusions, based on a four years' experience with the treatment of June and July hay-fever, are: While the pollen of timothy grass is the chief cause of hay-fever, and sufi"1cient...show more

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  • Paperback | 82 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 163g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236934482
  • 9781236934482