PATIENTS WITH POLIOMYELITIS
To the Editor:—
I have read with interest the article entitled "Home Care of Patients with Acute Poliomyelitis" by Philip M. Stimson, M.D., published in The Journal (June 21, 1952, page 719). There is no question but that the emotional attitudes of the family and-patient are important. Hospitalization in many instances is unnecessary, and long periods of transportation are detrimental; however, I do feel it necessary to comment on some other...