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Medical News DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA Hospital for Women. —The sundry civil bill report to the House of Representatives contained an item of $200,000 for the completion of a hospital for women. Eradication of Tuberculosis. —The report of the District Health Department contains an elaborate account of its activities in limiting and ultimately suppressing tuberculosis. It is recommended that a campaign should be organized against this disease as a public health measure; that facilities for the treatment of incipient tuberculosis should be made available at hours adapted to the ordinary working-man; that the existing hospital facilities should be made available to the person in moderate circumstances; that some method should be provided whereby persons in moderate circumstances desiring to take treatment in their own homes could be assisted. The case-rate of tuberculosis in the district during the last fiscal year was 223 white persons and 643 colored persons per 100,000; and the death-rate from all http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA American Medical Association

Medical News

JAMA , Volume LXII (25) – Jun 20, 1914

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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1914 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.
ISSN
0098-7484
eISSN
1538-3598
DOI
10.1001/jama.1914.02560500043015
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Abstract

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA Hospital for Women. —The sundry civil bill report to the House of Representatives contained an item of $200,000 for the completion of a hospital for women. Eradication of Tuberculosis. —The report of the District Health Department contains an elaborate account of its activities in limiting and ultimately suppressing tuberculosis. It is recommended that a campaign should be organized against this disease as a public health measure; that facilities for the treatment of incipient tuberculosis should be made available at hours adapted to the ordinary working-man; that the existing hospital facilities should be made available to the person in moderate circumstances; that some method should be provided whereby persons in moderate circumstances desiring to take treatment in their own homes could be assisted. The case-rate of tuberculosis in the district during the last fiscal year was 223 white persons and 643 colored persons per 100,000; and the death-rate from all

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JAMAAmerican Medical Association

Published: Jun 20, 1914

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