Die Goldbehandlung der chronischen Arthritis unter besonderer Berücksichtigung der Komplikationen

JAMA. 1942;118(8):677-678. doi:10.1001/jama.1942.02830080109039.
Text Size: A A A
Published online


Use of gold salts in treatment of rheumatoid arthritis is slowly gaining some favor in the United States even among rheumatism specialists of broad experience, but with this increasing use of gold have come repeated reports of serious, and occasionally of fatal, toxic reactions. Whether results obtainable with this form of treatment justify the risks involved is not yet known with certainty. However, gold therapy will unquestionably be given extensive trial, and Sundelin's monograph, which reviews the question of gold toxicity with considerable thoroughness, will be found increasingly useful to workers in this field. The volume is divided into two sections, the first devoted to a critical review of the literature on gold therapy and the second outlining the author's experiences with gold toxicity at the Nynas Kuranstalt, where gold was used in the treatment of 730 arthritic patients during the years 1934 to 1940. The first section probably represents


Sign In to Access Full Content

Don't have Access?

Register and get free email Table of Contents alerts, saved searches, PowerPoint downloads, CME quizzes, and more

Subscribe for full-text access to content from 1998 forward and a host of useful features

Activate your current subscription (AMA members and current subscribers)

Purchase Online Access to this article for 24 hours

First Page Preview

View Large
First page PDF preview




Meets CME requirements for:
Browse CME for all U.S. States
Accreditation Information
The American Medical Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The AMA designates this journal-based CME activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM per course. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Physicians who complete the CME course and score at least 80% correct on the quiz are eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM.
Note: You must get at least of the answers correct to pass this quiz.
You have not filled in all the answers to complete this quiz
The following questions were not answered:
Sorry, you have unsuccessfully completed this CME quiz with a score of
The following questions were not answered correctly:
Commitment to Change (optional):
Indicate what change(s) you will implement in your practice, if any, based on this CME course.
Your quiz results:
The filled radio buttons indicate your responses. The preferred responses are highlighted
For CME Course: A Proposed Model for Initial Assessment and Management of Acute Heart Failure Syndromes
Indicate what changes(s) you will implement in your practice, if any, based on this CME course.
Citing articles are presented as examples only. In non-demo SCM6 implementation, integration with CrossRef’s "Cited By" API will populate this tab (http://www.crossref.org/citedby.html).


Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Sign In to Access Full Content

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging & repositioning the boxes below.