The Johns Hopkins Alumni Magazine, Vol. 5

The Johns Hopkins Alumni Magazine, Vol. 5 : June, 1917 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Johns Hopkins Alumni Magazine, Vol. 5: June, 1917 They formulated the problem with care and devised exact methods for the determination of results at each step. Dakin produced about two hundred antiseptic substances to be tested, and of them all the old-fashioned hypochlorites proved the best. Similar substances were already being used with considerable success by the Edinburgh University group. Carrel then devised, with the help of M. Du Noiiy, methods for the mathematical representation of the rate of healing, and the disappearance Of the microorganisms was followed by a bacteriologist. The most important surgical problem was to maintain the constant presence of the anti septic solution in all parts of the wound in proper concen tration. This Carrel accomplished by a very complete opening up of the wound, and by the introduction of many small tubes, through which the solution was allowed to flow at regular intervals. Every detail was investigated with scrupulous care and the final method as it exists today de pends for its success largely upon minutiae of technic. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 98 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 141g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243163738
  • 9780243163731