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May 31, 1902

Disinfection and Disinfectants. A Treatise upon the Best Known Disinfectants. Their Use in the Destruction of Disease Germs, with Special Instruction for Their Application in the Commonly Recognized Infectious and Contagious Diseases.

JAMA. 1902;XXXVIII(22):1459. doi:10.1001/jama.1902.02480220045031

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Abstract

Dr. Bracken has within a year found it necessary to bring out a second edition of his very convenient little manual, which fact speaks well for its merits and their appreciation by those who are interested in its subject. It may be taken as an up-to-date exposition of the leading facts of its subject, prepared by a master in the specialty of sanitation. Its author is a little extreme in his precautions in some respects, we hardly think that many sanitary officials—not even smallpox inspectors—utilize the Kuklux suit he says physicians attending infectious diseases should wear, nor do we believe that disinfectors generally adopt the light-of-the-harem costume here illustrated. The recommendations, however, are on the safe side, and we can say that the book is one that ought to go through many more rapidly appearing editions. It is about the handiest and certainly one of the most reliable little manuals

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