R. C. EDSON, M.D.; A. L. STARKEY, M.D.
Frequently, the clinician's estimate of results over a period of years is at wide variance with actual results as tabulated by a definite statistical study of the same material. While mathematical calculations can never be applied specifically to any individual case in medicine, nevertheless, results of the past should be used as a rough guide in determining relative values for present decisions and prognostications. In an effort to aid in the evaluation of therapeutic results in cavernous tuberculosis, a study based on the interpretation of chest roentgenograms was initiated. The paper has been limited primarily to individual cavity changes and,
EDSON RC, STARKEY AL. A ROENTGEN STUDY OF CAVITIES IN PULMONARY TUBERCULOSIS; CAVITY CHANGES UNDER COLLAPSE AND NON-COLLAPSE MEASURES1. Ann Intern Med. ;15:716–726. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-15-4-716
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1941;15(4):716-726.
Infectious Disease, Mycobacterial Infections, Pulmonary Tuberculosis, Pulmonary/Critical Care.
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