May 27, 1893

Geographical Pathology.

JAMA. 1893;XX(21):590. doi:10.1001/jama.1893.02420480018010

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The plan and scope of this work is somewhat novel, but none the less useful, treating as it does of the geographical distribution of infective and climatic diseases. Charts are introduced to illustrate the characteristics of these affections in the different countries in which they are found to exist. The rapid growth of sanitary and climatic resorts is an immediate result of accumulated wealth, which in turn enables invalids to take advantage of quick and comfortable methods of transit for the purpose of obtaining the best facilities and treatment that medical skill and climate can give.

The ailing and sick are naturally guided in their course by their medical advisers, for whom this work is a mine of valuable information. The author has carefully compiled and formulated a vast amount of knowledge that is of interest and that can only be elsewhere obtained with an expenditure of much time and

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