R. H. STIEHM, M.D.
The individual destined to develop pulmonary tuberculosis will in most instances have it diagnosed no earlier today than years ago. Though the death rate continues to show a yearly drop, evidence indicates that this favorable occurrence has resulted from factors other than an early diagnosis.1, 2, 3 Efforts in the past have been directed primarily toward studying disease in its later stages as it occurs at the bedside, when symptoms and physical signs have made their appearance, and later, unfortunately, in a still more advanced stage, at the postmortem table. Relatively little is known at present of subclinical disease, of
STIEHM RH. SUBCLINICAL PULMONARY TUBERCULOSIS; A PRESENTATION OF FORTY CASES(SUBCLINICAL PULMONARY TUBERCULOSIS; A PRESENTATION OF FORTY CASES*). Ann Intern Med. 1940;13:2285–2305. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-13-12-2285
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1940;13(12):2285-2305.
Infectious Disease, Mycobacterial Infections, Pulmonary Tuberculosis, Pulmonary/Critical Care.
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