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ETHYLENE GLYCOL AND MAGNESIUM SULFATE PASTE IN TREATMENT OF INFLAMMATORY PROCESSES

J. WILLIAM HINTON, M.D.
Arch Surg. 1936;33(2):210-212. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1936.01190020026003.
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A pyogenic infection, whether fulminating or of low grade, represents one of the most common, and occasionally one of the most serious, conditions a physician is called on to treat. As is well known, the symptoms of an infection are local pain and swelling accompanied by heat and redness. The important aim of treatment is twofold: first, to prevent a spreading of the infection, and second, to relieve the symptoms. It seems worth while to describe a preparation of ethylene glycol and magnesium sulfate paste which has effected excellent results in serious as well as in trivial infections throughout a period of two years.

As the aim in treatment is to localize the infection by means of ointments or wet dressings, it would seem that a preparation of ethylene glycol and magnesium sulfate, both of which have hypertonic properties and can be kept on continuously, would assist greatly in overcoming

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