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October 20, 1900

THE ADVANTAGES OF THE SANITARIUM TREATMENT OF TUBERCULOSIS WHEN CHANGE OF CLIMATE IS NOT POSSIBLE.

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(Johns Hopkins.) SARANAC LAKE, N. Y.

JAMA. 1900;XXXV(16):1005-1010. doi:10.1001/jama.1900.24620420019001j
Abstract

The writer has for two years past been living at Saranac Lake, N. Y., as a patient and physician, studying the problem of tuberculosis in his own person, in the Saranac laboratory for the study of tuberculosis, and as a member of the staff of the Adirondack Cottage Sanitarium. The views he is about to express are the results of two years' study and observation, and are to be regarded solely as the expression of his own opinion and not in any sense to represent officially the institution with which he is connected.

As may be inferred from the title, it is accepted as a foregone conclusion that sanitarium treatment is the only solution of the many problems presented in this protean disease. The conclusion reached by the Berlin Congress and International Medical Congress in Paris leaves no room to doubt that the sanitarium treatment accomplishes what no "specific"—whether serums

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