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April 29, 1905

The Medical Examination for Life Insurance and Its Associated Clinical Methods, with Chapters on the Insurance of Substandard Lives and Accident Insurance.

JAMA. 1905;XLIV(17):1385. doi:10.1001/jama.1905.02500440061021

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Abstract

The second edition of this work shows careful revision and change of arrangement. The rules governing selection of applicants have been greatly amplified, tuberculosis, appendicitis and diseases of the heart are even more exhaustively considered than in the first edition, and a great deal has been added to the section on the insurance of women. The bearing of occupation on the value of risks for insurance is mentioned at great length and a report of the collective investigation of the Actuarial Society of America has been added.

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