Park WH (1900)

Use of diphtheria antitoxin in the treatment and prevention of diphtheria. JAMA 34: 902-904.
In 1900, the American physician William Park described his use of alternation  to create comparison groups in a test of the effects of anti-diphtheritic serum in children.

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