J. ARTHUR MYERS, F.A.C.P.; RUTH E. BOYNTON; HAROLD S. DIEHL; T. L. STREUKENS; PHILIP T. Y. CH'IU
During the past decade there has been a widespread interest revived in the subject of tuberculosis among nurses, with particular emphasis on the transmission of the disease from patients to students and graduates of this profession. The danger of those who care for tuberculous patients contracting the disease has long been recognized, as evidenced by the following statement: "Isocrates (436-338 B.C.), pleading for the inheritance of a consumptive who had adopted him and whom he had nursed, exclaimed: 'I was in such a condition that all my friends, who came to visit me, expressed their fear that I perish with
MYERS JA, BOYNTON RE, DIEHL HS, STREUKENS TL, CH'IU PTY. TUBERCULOSIS AMONG STUDENTS AND GRADUATES IN NURSING1. Ann Intern Med. ;14:873–897. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-14-5-873
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1940;14(5):873-897.
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