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July 9, 1910

Consumption: Its Prevention and Home Treatement.

JAMA. 1910;55(2):153. doi:10.1001/jama.1910.04330020057045

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This little book is written to be a guide for the use of patients. The author is medical superintendent fo the Liverpool Sanatorium and a series of lectures delivered to patients in this institution form the basis of this volume. It contains a clear, simple statement of what tuberculosis is, how it is transmitted, and how patients must live to get well. Its simplicity, directness and good sense ought to make it a useful guide for curable consumptives. It is not intended to take the place of the physician but to supplement his directionis.

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