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October 31, 1903

THE ANTITUBERCULOSIS CRUSADE.

JAMA. 1903;XLI(18):1093-1094. doi:10.1001/jama.1903.02490370035004
Abstract

The first lecture under the auspices of the Phipps Institute, Philadelphia, was delivered by Dr. E. L. Trudeau of the Adirondack Sanatorium. It was a happy idea to open the public campaign against tuberculosis with such an utterance2 by a man to whom we owe more than to any one else—we think we can safely say—the movement for the sanatorium treatment of consumption in this country. Within only a few years have most of the institutions of this sort come into view, but the Adirondack Sanatorium under Dr Trudeau began as early as thirty years ago, when he, himself a seeker for health, sought the salutary climate of the Adirondack wilderness. The history of his efforts and the building up of the institution over which he now presides from its small beginning to its present development and international reputation is intensely interesting. It is a record of persistent effort

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