Medicine: Physicians in Montreal

The American College of Physicians at Montreal last week intended to talk extensively about the patients as persons, rather than as collections of symptoms and ills. That intention did not eventuate. As usual the physicians talked about specific diseases and ways of curing them. Discussed were:

Hot Cure. Radio waves and hot air are curing arthritis, syphilis, gonococcal infections and certain blood-vessel diseases of the hands and feet at Dayton's Miami Valley Hospital. The patient lies in an insulated chamber, his head, however, protruding. In the chamber's side walls are large condenser plates which, like the aerials of radio systems, send a...

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