M. FERNÁN-NÚÑEZ, M.D.
The conquest of the diseases of the tropics by modern medicine has been one of the most dramatic applications of science during the progress of civilization. The causative agent of practically every tropical disease has been discovered and an effective sanitary protection and specific treatment provided against each one.
The population pressures and economic difficulties of life in the more crowded countries of the world demand that the fertile and sparsely peopled tropical lands be made available for settlement. In the tropics there still remains one major disease, hemoglobinuric fever, which is the terror of the white man. To it
FERNÁN-NÚÑEZ M. BLACKWATER FEVER: A CLINICAL REVIEW OF FIFTY-TWO CASES1. Ann Intern Med. ;9:1203–1212. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-9-9-1203
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1936;9(9):1203-1212.
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