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November 18, 1939

Arthritis in Women: A Clinical Survey with Notes and Statistics from Representatives of Committees on Rheumatism in Various Countries, and a Statement on the "Campaign Against Rheumatism, Retrospect and Outlook" (1935). Also a Suggestion for Setting up Rest Houses for Rheumatoid Arthritis

JAMA. 1939;113(21):1908. doi:10.1001/jama.1939.02800460062046

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The clinical course of arthritis in women is described. The material presented is accurate and well developed, but one would expect a great deal more from the title of the pamphlet. The pathology of arthritis is barely mentioned. The ideas of rest homes and spa treatments are not new but deserve emphasis at this time.

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