Recent Literature How to Cook for the Sick and Convalescent . Arranged for the Physician, Trained Nurse and Home Use. By Helen V. Sachse. Second edition, revised and enlarged. Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company. 1904. Practical Dietetics with Reference to Diet in Disease . By Alida Frances Pattee. Second edition, revised and enlarged. New York: 1904
Boston Medical and Surgical Journal
cutaneous features of this group were varied, what must be said of the almost infinite variety of causes that gave rise to them. A classification based upon etiological considerations would appear to be beset with even greater difficulties. It would seem possible, however, to correlate certain facts in connection with the causation of these phenomena which might tend towards generalization and simplification rather than analysis and differentiation. The following classification of causes was
... on of causes was tentatively suggested and discussed : 1. Bacterial and protozoic toxins. 2. Ptomaines. 3. Leucomaines and their metabolic poisons. 4. Drugs. Dr. Andrew P. Biddle of Detroit referred to the frequency with which eruptions followed the injection of diphtheritic antitoxin, and stated that efforts made to ascertain the cause of these eruptions had thus far proven fruitless. Dr. Ravogli called attention to the importance of the vasomotor nerves as a possible factor in the production of toxic erythemata.