ERNEST S. MARIETTE, M.D.
The presentation of a paper on such a subject to this group would be like "carrying coals to Newcastle" were it not for the wide difference of opinion among sanatorium physicians regarding the use of rest which, of course, forms the backbone of the sanatorium treatment of tuberculosis. We glibly tell the patient that sanatorium treatment offers him his best chance for recovery. But what do we mean by sanatorium treatment and does it mean the same thing to all physicians? Nearly all physicians agree that it means bed rest during the acute febrile stages but there is not the
MARIETTE ES. General Management of Pulmonary Tuberculosis1. Ann Intern Med. 1931;4:723–732. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-4-7-723
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1931;4(7):723-732.
Infectious Disease, Mycobacterial Infections, Pulmonary Tuberculosis, Pulmonary/Critical Care.
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