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April 2, 1932


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Ironwood, Mich

JAMA. 1932;98(14):1205. doi:10.1001/jama.1932.02730400083031

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To the Editor:  —I wish to express my deep appreciation for your editorial entitled "Saver of Mothers." Particularly does the sentence "Physicians may prevent infection from without the body but there are cases of infection from within" hit home. I had a case in my own experience in which puerperal infection developed forty-six hours after the delivery of the child in a hospital under conditions of the strictest asepsis. The patient recovered.