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Society Transactions
July 1949


Am J Dis Child. 1949;78(1):134-139. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1949.02030050143014

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Analysis of 259 Living Premature Infants Weighing 735 to 1,260 Gm. at Birth.Dr. Julius H. Hess, Miss Evelyn C. Lundeen, R.N. (by invitation), Dr. Ralph Hess Kunstadter, Dr. Howard A. Engle, Baltimore (by invitation) and Dr. Theodore M. Shapira (by invitation).

Report of the Joint Maternal Welfare Committee of Cook County.Dr. James E. Fitzgerald (by invitation) and Dr. Heyworth N. Sanford.

The formation of standard regulations for all nurseries for the newborn in Chicago was undertaken by the joint committee in 1935. These were put into operation in 1937. There has been a steady decrease in the mortality of the newborn in Chicago since that time. Inasmuch as these regulations were formulated ten years ago, some changes are no doubt necessary. They will be undertaken by the joint committee in the near future. It is also interesting to note that the American Academy of Pediatrics has become interested

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