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Book Reviews
November 1944

Hospital Discharge Study: Volume II: Hospitalized Illness in New York City.

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By Neva R. Deardorff, Ph.D., and Marta Fraenkel, M.D. Price $1.00 (all three volumes, $2.00). Pp. 349 with no illustrations. New York: Welfare Council of New York City, 1943.

Am J Dis Child. 1944;68(5):362. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1944.02020110063025

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This second volume is devoted to the medical aspects of discharges from hospitals in New York city. As a statistical study of the records of over 500,000 patients discharged from these hospitals in a single year, it contains much information of value to public health departments, social agencies, health and hospital insurance agencies, hospital administrators and socially minded physicians.

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