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August 5, 1933

Procedures in Tuberculosis Control for the Dispensary, Home and Sanatorium.

JAMA. 1933;101(6):473. doi:10.1001/jama.1933.02740310057041

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The subject matter of this volume has been ready for compiling and editing for many years, and in most respects it has been creditably performed by the author. An introduction by Dr. D. J. Davis, and a chapter on sanatorium planning near the end by Thomas B. Kidner, clothe the work with high standing and authority. The book proper is divided into three main sections, involving the dispensary and the sanatorium system used in Chicago, with a smaller section on home treatment in between. The chapters on medical education and the general hospital and tuberculosis merit high praise. The housing of the tuberculous in special wings of general hospitals, although appearing radical at present, will undoubtedly be an accomplished fact within the coming generation. Most of the material, however, is similar to that appearing in the bulletins and records of the Chicago Municipal Tuberculosis Sanitarium since its founding in 1915,

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