INDICATIONS FOR SPINAL DRAINAGE IN CERTAIN MENTAL DISEASES

1920 Journal of the American Medical Association  
doubtful whether a sufficiently even absorption or an adequate dosage could be secured by this means. In the meantime, however, we feel that the use of gray oil injections should be discontinued. With calomel injections, the conditions are some¬ what more favorable. However, the absorption of the ordinary doses requires on the average two weeks and sometimes five weeks, so that cumulative effects must occur when the injections are repeated with shorter intervals. This agrees with the clinical
more » ... with the clinical experience that calomel injections are one of the most efficient meth¬ ods of mercury administration, but that there is also
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