THE THERAPY OF THE COOK COUNTY HOSPITAL
Edited by BERNARD FANTUS, M.D.CHICAGO
In their elaboration, these articles are submitted to the members of the attending staff of the Cook County Hospital by the director of therapeutics, Dr. Bernard Fantus. The views expressed by various members are incorporated in the final draft for publication. The articles will be continued from time to time in these columns. When completed, the series will be published in book form.—Ed.
THE THERAPY OF NONTUBERCULOUS LUNG ABSCESS
In Collaboration with Dr. Ralph Boerne Bettman
Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery, Rush Medical College, University of ChicagoThe symptoms, clinical course and physical manifestations of lung abscess point to two diverse methods of origin. The first occurs as a result of the blocking of a bronchus by an infected clump of material, the second as a result of an infection in the interstitial pulmonary structure.