April 10, 1920

Principles and Practice of Physical Diagnosis.

JAMA. 1920;74(15):1043. doi:10.1001/jama.1920.02620150051035

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In this edition, new matter concerning gas edema, gas pneumonia, influenzal pneumonia and hilum tuberculosis appears under the discussions relative to the lungs and the effort syndrome. New material on the functional capacity of the heart, aviators' heart and sino-auricular block appears under the heading of "The Heart." The clinical relation and physical signs of cecum mobile are dealt with in detail. The book is a standard text of merit.

Kingsport, Tenn., a Rival of Framingham.  —Kingsport is starting out to be another "health town," and also under the general supervision of the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company. Periodic physical examinations will be made and follow-up of defects and impairments. Results in these two towns will be compared.

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