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The article with the above title appeared in The Journal, Dec. 10, 1904, page 1749, without Figures 1 and 2. This omission was due to an oversight and these two illustrations of the belt as applied in whooping cough are shown here. The method of application was described in the article.
Sanatoria in Germany.
—The annual meeting of those officially interested in the sanatorium movement in Germany was held at Berlin, May 20, in the main hall of the parliament buildings. It was announced that there are at present 69 sanatoria, with 5,800 beds, for working people insured against sickness. In addition, there are 25 private sanatoria which receive these patients. Nine more are in process of construction and a number are projected. To date, 30 millions of marks, or about $7,500,000, have been spent for sanatoria for pulmonary affections. The central committee has spent about $300,000 for the same purpose. It was proclaimed that
KILMER TW. A STUDY OF EIGHTEEN CONSECUTIVE CASES OF WHOOPING COUGH TREATED BY THE ELASTIC ABDOMINAL BELT.. JAMA. 1904;XLIII(25):1871. doi:10.1001/jama.1904.92500250003a