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April 2, 1910

THE TUBERCULOSIS MOVEMENTRECENT OBSERVATIONS WITH REFERENCE TO CERTAIN CLINICAL ASPECTS

JAMA. 1910;LIV(14):1099-1104. doi:10.1001/jama.1910.92550400001001
Abstract

Tuberculosis, of all communicable diseases, has in the past decade enlisted the best efforts of medical workers in all civilized countries. There have resulted laborious scientific research, detailed clinical study, effective organization for its control, valuable investigation of a sociologic and economic nature, and an almost inexhaustible supply of literature. In view of the innumerable factors inherent in a problem of such magnitude, it is impossible here to attempt a consideration of other than a single phase to which my attention of late has been directed.

Unusual opportunities for comparative observation sometimes affording approximate accuracy of conclusions are given to physicians residing in favorable climates. From an experience of eighteen years in Colorado, I venture to allude to certain recent tendencies of the profession with reference to a disease in which unfortunate results are often quite conspicuous.

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