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JAMA 100 Years Ago
December 4, 2002

THE OUTDOOR TREATMENT OF TUBERCULOSIS.*

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JAMA 100 Years Ago Section Editor: Jennifer Reiling, Assistant Editor.

JAMA. 2002;288(21):2754. doi:10.1001/jama.288.21.2754

F. E. WAXHAM, M.D.

Professor Internal Medicine, Medical Department
Colorado State University.
DENVER.

Few medical men will now dispute the fact that our great remedies in the treatment of tuberculosis are pure air, rest and food. The more abundantly the former can be given the greater and faster will be the progress towards recovery. Pure air in greatest abundance can best be secured by tent life. It is a pleasure to witness the rapid improvement when this mode of life is inaugurated. The sleep becomes more restful and refreshing, the appetite is improved and the vigor and vitality greatly increased.

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