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.
THERAPY OF ARTERIAL THROMBOSIS OF THE EXTREMITIES
Outline by Dr. G. W. Scupham1Even though the essential pathology as well as the etiology of arteriosclerosis obliterans of the extremities and of thrombo-angiitis obliterans (affecting chiefly younger persons) are different, the treatment of these two conditions is similar. Applicable in both disorders are the same methods, especially those which attempt to improve the impaired circulation. Diabetic gangrene, which is essentially arteriosclerotic gangrene