Artificial Pneumothorax in the Treatment of Acute Lobar Pneumonia

Purvis, Malcolm Steel (1932) Artificial Pneumothorax in the Treatment of Acute Lobar Pneumonia. MD thesis, University of Glasgow.

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Abstract

The work for the following thesis was carried, out in St. Olave's Hospital, London. On account of the fact that no satisfactory theory had. ever been advanced, to explain certain phenomena of pneumonia, and. also that no treatment based, on known pathological facts of undoubted, value was at present in use, the theory later to be explained was first suggested and the practical work in support of it then undertaken. It is acknowledged that the number of cases so far investigated is small, and that much more still requires to be done. However, the results were considered well worthy of further trial over a larger field and hence a sufficient justification for publishing and thus placing this mode of treatment at the disposal of others who might be interested.

Item Type: Thesis (MD)
Qualification Level: Doctoral
Keywords: Medicine
Date of Award: 1932
Depositing User: Enlighten Team
Unique ID: glathesis:1932-79927
Copyright: Copyright of this thesis is held by the author.
Date Deposited: 03 Mar 2020 10:20
Last Modified: 03 Mar 2020 10:20
URI: http://theses.gla.ac.uk/id/eprint/79927

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