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As indicated by the title, this unique and carefully written book is especially adapted for the perusal of invalids and those who desire to preserve good health in a suitable climate. The author, in the preface says, the longer he is engaged in professional work as a physician, the more he is impressed with the importance of the residence of invalids in a suitable climate as an almost indispensable factor in the treatment, prevention and cure of many forms of disease. He is of the opinion that our own country affords sufficient variety and range of climatic conditions to meet the needs of any case where change of climate is desired. He goes on to say: " If we as people, would more generally seek health in our own sanitaria, and our medical men would encourage their patients so to do, the value of these places of retreat for health would
American Resorts; with Notes upon their Climate. JAMA. 1889;XII(16):575. doi:10.1001/jama.1889.02400930035013
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