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September 28, 1901

PREVENTION OF TUBERCULOSIS IN BABES BORN OF TUBERCULOUS PARENTS.

Author Affiliations

DES MOINES, IOWA.

JAMA. 1901;XXXVII(13):830-832. doi:10.1001/jama.1901.62470390032001g
Abstract

In the presentation of this subject, I desire to present two cases and from them draw my conclusions and upon them base my arguments.

Case 1.  —Mrs. A. H., a young woman, married at 19 years of age, had suffered with chronic pulmonary tuberculosis for five years previous, the existence of which, she and her mother denied. During the first two years of her married life she had frequent mild attacks of hemoptysis. She continually consulted her old, family physician, a homeopath, for these troubles, until Oct. 15, 1896, when she had a severe hemorrhage and I was called in haste. By putting her in bed and applying ice to the chest, the hemorrhage was controlled. I was then invited to take charge, of the case.I found a pulse of 96, temperature of 101, some moist rales in the lungs, quite marked emaciation; cough was not serious, except a

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