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June 15, 1895

A STATISTICAL STUDY OF THE COMPLICATIONS OF MALARIA.

Author Affiliations

PROFESSOR OF MEDICINE AND CLINICAL MEDICINE AT THE MEDICO-CHIRURGICAL COLLEGE; PHYSICIAN TO THE PHILADELPHIA AND MEDICOCHIRURGICAL HOSPITALS, PHILADELPHIA.

JAMA. 1895;XXIV(24):916-920. doi:10.1001/jama.1895.02430240006001c
Abstract

In this paper I have endeavored to present carefully collected statistics, which establish certain facts pertaining to a number of complications of malaria. That not a few of the conclusions arrived at are at variance with the pre-conceived notions of many of his readers, the writer fully realizes, but he hopes that he has not fallen into the error of basing those conclusions upon too slender evidence. Everything of an argumentative nature has been excluded, in order to bring the paper within the time limit of the Section on Practice. Accordingly, the article is, for the most part, a mere statement of facts and figures which must speak for themselves, and from which a few not unimportant deductions it is hoped may be drawn. To the literature of the subject brief reference only has been made.

The total number of cases which were analyzed and form the basis of the

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