JAMA 100 Years Ago Section Editor: Jennifer Reiling, Assistant Editor.
LOUIS FAUGERES BISHOP, A.M., M.D.
The care of the health, when it comes to a discussion of its restoration when it has been lost, is a very old topic. Health inspection, as a wholesale proposition, as applied to communities, states and countries marks in its development perhaps the greatest advance in the application of science to human welfare. As applied to the individual, it still lags far behind what it ought to be.
HEALTH INSPECTION AS APPLIED TO THE INDIVIDUAL.. JAMA. 2006;296(10):1302. doi:10.1001/jama.296.10.1302