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December 2, 1911

A Manual of Practical Hygiene for Students, Physicians and Health Officers.

JAMA. 1911;LVII(23):1859. doi:10.1001/jama.1911.04260120049032

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Abstract

In consequence of the death of Dr. Harrington in 1908, the present edition of his work has been revised by Dr. M. W. Richardsons who has brought the different sections of the work well up to date. The plan of the work is unchanged and the alterations in the text are in most places inconspicuous, while in others some paragraphs have been added. The new edition is well suited to maintain the enviable reputation achieved by previous editions of the work. One disadvantage due to the arrangement of the work deserves notice. The reader who seeks a definite statement of the measures applicable for the control of an infectious disease, like typhoid, finds only seattered references throughout the work. The value of the work to many practitioners would be enhanced by a brief summary of the measures best suited to prevent the spread of Infection, given under the heading of the

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