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October 8, 1938

Tuberculosis Among Children and Young Adults

JAMA. 1938;111(15):1404. doi:10.1001/jama.1938.02790410060032

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Abstract

This edition contains many references to the newer knowledge concerning tuberculosis in the earlier years of life which has been developed since the first edition. Many chapters have been rewritten and others added. The book is divided into three parts, tuberculosis in infancy, in childhood and in young adult life. One chapter of the first part is devoted to recent advances in the knowledge of tuberculosis and the application of this knowledge in diagnosis, treatment, and prevention. Another chapter contains a discussion of sensitization and immunity. Each chapter throughout the book is a concise presentation of the essential facts concerning the subject presented, and all phases of tuberculosis occurring in these age periods are ably presented. One chapter of the second part deals with chronic nontuberculous basal pulmonary diseases in childhood. In each part the subject matter of each chapter is at first discussed and at the end a comprehensive

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