In offering you the results of work of over fifteen years at the Sharon Sanatorium, this time with the invaluable assistance of Dr. Griffin, neither he nor I offer any apology for what may seem an unnecessary harping on a subject which has become familiar in the past few years since the crusade against tuberculosis has assumed such great proportions.
It must be remembered that in certain respects, so far as climate, altitude and proximity to the sea and a large city are concerned, the Sharon Sanatorium was for several years unique. The results of treatment, therefore, should be kept before you that you may judge whether that which was begun sixteen years ago as an experiment has proved a success or otherwise.
As shown by the title of the paper, I still adhere to the term "arrested" in speaking of cases in which the most important symptoms (chiefly cough,
BOWDITCH VY, Griffin WA. SUBSEQUENT HISTORIES OF ONE HUNDRED AND SIXTY "ARRESTED CASES" OF TUBERCULOSIS TREATED AT THE SHARON SANATORIUM, 1891-1906. JAMA. 1907;XLVIII(24):2016–2019. doi:10.1001/jama.1907.25220500022002c
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