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Progress in Pediatrics
June 1928

SURVEY OF THE COMMUNICABLE DISEASE SITUATION IN CHICAGO

Am J Dis Child. 1928;35(6):1048-1105. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1928.01920240095013
Abstract

OUTLINE

  • Statement of Chairman

  • Diseases Considered

  • General Situation

    • Incidence of Communicable Disease in Chicago

    • Venereal Disease

    • Amebic Dysentery

    • Seasonal Distribution of Communicable Disease.

    • Incidence of Communicable Disease in Hospitals

    • Communicable Disease with Reference to Concentration of Population. (Accompanied by map)

    • Trend of Communicable Disease. (Special study by I. S. Falk, Ph.D.)

  • Methods of Combating Communicable Disease

    • Hospitalization

      • Number of Hospitals

      • Number of Hospitals for Contagious Diseases

      • Number of Contagious Disease Beds

      • Venereal Disease Hospitals and Clinics

      • Expense at Various Hospitals

      • Cost of transportation

      • Results of Hospitalization

    • Measures by Municipality

      • Preventive Inoculations. (Report by Alton S. Pope, M.D., Chief, Bureau of Communicable Diseases of Chicago)

        • Diphtheria

        • Measles

        • Scarlet fever

        • Typhoid fever

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    • chool Inspection. (Report by Hugh O. Jones, M.D., Assistant Commissioner of Health of Chicago)

      • Diphtheria in schools

      • Scarlet fever, measles, whooping cough

      • Smallpox

      • School vaccination

      • Disinfection of Schoolrooms

    • Milk Supply. (Report by George W. Putnam, M.S., Bureau of Dairy

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