LAWRASON BROWN, M.D., F.A.C.P.
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The marked decrease in the mortality of pulmonary tuberculosis is undoubtedly due to many causes. It is not, many hold, a true measure of the decrease of the morbidity of the disease. Pulmonary tuberculosis is still a very menacing cause of death to both sexes during the period of greatest bodily and mental activity. The keen desire for a cure for tuberculosis, a true therapia magna sterilisans, so widely spread at the beginning of the century, is now less evident. Some foundations and laboratories consider tuberculosis an unpromising field of endeavor and have left it largely to the clinicians and
BROWN L. THE PRESENT STATUS OF THE TREATMENT OF PULMONARY TUBERCULOSIS1. Ann Intern Med. ;10:147–155. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-10-2-147
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1936;10(2):147-155.
Infectious Disease, Mycobacterial Infections, Pulmonary Tuberculosis, Pulmonary/Critical Care.
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