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January 1, 1916

Classification of Pneumonia Cases

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JAMA. 1916;LXVI(1):50. doi:10.1001/jama.1916.02580270054024

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To the Editor:  —In The Journal, Nov. 20, 1915, Dr. J. G. Cross gives an analysis of pneumonia cases, but does not mention where he received the scheme for classification. While senior intern at the Minneapolis City Hospital, Dr. Cross suggested to me that I work up an outline for division of cases in a sort of table form. With the aid of my junior, Dr. Sig. Engh, we worked up a table, and Dr. Cross made use of this and never even mentioned either Dr. Engh or myself.Harry A. Salzman, M.D., Chicago.[A proof of the preceding was sent to Dr. Cross, who replies:]

To the Editor:  —I am glad to supply the omission to which Dr. Salzman has called attention. In preparing the analysis of cases of pneumonia, which appeared in The Journal, November 20, I received a great deal of help from my assistant, Dr. Stanley

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