CARL MUSCHENHEIM, M.D., F.A.C.P.; PAUL A. BUNN, M.D.; FRANCES S. LANSDOWN, M.D.
The early diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis is fundamentally a clinical problem. Though the first steps in case-finding, which consist of tuberculin testing and roentgen-ray surveys, may be viewed as technics of public health administration and roentgenology, the evaluation and management of the suspected or manifest disease found is the responsibility of the clinician. Despite this self-evident fact, in many teaching hospitals relatively little attention is given either to adequate measures for control of tuberculosis among their personnel, or to the training of students and staff in the modern concepts of early diagnosis and treatment. Even where periodic roentgen-ray examinations of
MUSCHENHEIM C, BUNN PA, LANSDOWN FS. OBSERVATIONS ON TUBERCULOSIS CONTROL IN A UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL1. Ann Intern Med. ;24:968–987. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-24-6-968
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1946;24(6):968-987.
Hospital Medicine, Infectious Disease, Mycobacterial Infections.
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