HAROLD W. POTTER, F.A.C.P.; LEWIS H. BRONSTEIN
In civilian practice mumps is considered a disease of children and, therefore, is not considered much of a problem from the standpoint of disturbing the life of a community. The adults who contract the disease are usually the butt of jokes of their friends and are infrequent enough to cause comment only from that standpoint.
In military life, however, mumps may become much more of a problem, not from a disabling standpoint, but from the fact that it might fill hospital beds which are needed for other types of sick patients. The length of time the soldier has to stay
POTTER HW, BRONSTEIN LH. SOME CLINICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF MUMPS, AND THE EFFECT OF BELLADONNA IN TREATMENT; A STUDY MADE AT THE STATION HOSPITAL, FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, MARYLAND1. Ann Intern Med. 1944;21:469–474. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-21-3-469
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