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April 7, 1917

Preventive Medicine and Hygiene.

JAMA. 1917;LXVIII(14):1059-1060. doi:10.1001/jama.1917.04270040047028

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That the advance of preventive medicine and hygiene has been exceptionally rapid during the past few years is shown in this new edition of Rosenau's book. The additions include, as stated in the preface, prevalence of venereal diseases, chancroid, the Schick reaction, the Bang method of suppressing bovine tuberculosis, organization of a local tuberculosis campaign, tuberculosis sanatoriums and dispensaries, emetin, insecticidal agents, especially for lice and fleas, standardization of bacterial vaccines, sensitized vaccines, roaches, feeblemindedness, the Wassermann test, relation between host and parasite, essential requirements for a safe milk supply, butter, desiccated and condensed milk, streptococci of sore throat, sodium fluorid, hydrofluoric acid, cancer heredity, tests for heated milk, echinococcus disease, carbon dioxid in alveolar air, sanitary significance of odors, ocular hygiene, hydrogen sulphid, methane, accidents in sewers and their prevention, reinspiration of expired air, air washing with reference to ventilation, goiter, sanitation of swimming pools, and military hygiene.


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