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August 4, 1945

THE PLACE OF SPA THERAPY IN THE TREATMENT OF CARDIOVASCULAR CONDITIONS

JAMA. 1945;128(14):1023-1024. doi:10.1001/jama.1945.92860310004010
Abstract

These special articles on spa therapy and American health resorts were prepared under the direction of the Committee on American Health Resorts. The opinions expressed are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the opinion of the committee. These articles may be published later as a Handbook on Health Resorts.

"Though chronic disease frequently remains with the patient, its proper management and treatment often controls and nearly always slows the progress of the disease, and such treatment teaches the patient to accommodate himself to his physical limitations and to live a useful and happy existence without further injury. It also teaches him to increase the reserve of the handicapped functions. It makes

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