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Tuberculosis in Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Tuberculosis in Obstetrics and Gynecology. This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract The author has pointed out how the new treatments for tuberculosis have brought many patients from sanatoria, where they were previously treated, into general hospitals, where the physicians looking after them require guidance such as is contained in this book. The text can be recommended without reservation for general practitioners, obstetricians, and gynecologists and also for phthisiologists. The author speaks from seventeen years of experience in two large tuberculosis hospitals. He gives an excellent review of the treatment of tuberculosis in general and includes good detailed bibliographies. It is interesting to note that between 1946 and 1953 the incidence of tuberculosis complicating pregnancy ranged between 1.5% and 2%. It is important to be given facts, such as "streptomycin is not toxic to the fetus " Interesting sections included are on tuberculosis of the breast, follow-ups on tuberculous patients following pregnancy, and the fate of infants of tuberculous mothers. Dr. Schaefer is http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png A.M.A. Archives of Internal Medicine American Medical Association

Tuberculosis in Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Tuberculosis in Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract The author has pointed out how the new treatments for tuberculosis have brought many patients from sanatoria, where they were previously treated, into general hospitals, where the physicians looking after them require guidance such as is contained in this book. The text can be recommended without reservation for general practitioners, obstetricians,...
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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1957 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0888-2479
DOI
10.1001/archinte.1957.00260030177024
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Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract The author has pointed out how the new treatments for tuberculosis have brought many patients from sanatoria, where they were previously treated, into general hospitals, where the physicians looking after them require guidance such as is contained in this book. The text can be recommended without reservation for general practitioners, obstetricians, and gynecologists and also for phthisiologists. The author speaks from seventeen years of experience in two large tuberculosis hospitals. He gives an excellent review of the treatment of tuberculosis in general and includes good detailed bibliographies. It is interesting to note that between 1946 and 1953 the incidence of tuberculosis complicating pregnancy ranged between 1.5% and 2%. It is important to be given facts, such as "streptomycin is not toxic to the fetus " Interesting sections included are on tuberculosis of the breast, follow-ups on tuberculous patients following pregnancy, and the fate of infants of tuberculous mothers. Dr. Schaefer is

Journal

A.M.A. Archives of Internal MedicineAmerican Medical Association

Published: Mar 1, 1957

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