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Medical Diary of the Week
258 CARBOLISED Tow. CHARPIE, which was, and probably still is, a favourite application to wounds among continental surgeons, is never seen in our own hospitals. We have on more than one occasion alluded to the frequent use of picked oakum in military hospitals. Dr. Crace Calvert sent large quantities of carbolised tow to the seat of war for the ambulance and war hospitals, and a very favourable opinion has been expressed concerning it. Carbolised tow makes an excellent external dressing,doi:10.1016/s0140-6736(00)63860-6 fatcat:ajvhvoctnrapvli6gyt6ouksxm