EDWARD F. COUNTS; RAYMOND SELTSER
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At Division level it is extremely important that the diagnosis of epidemic hemorrhagic fever be suspected as early as possible, so that evacuation may be instituted to take the patient to an installation better equipped to handle the numerous problems arising in the care of such patients.
In order to evaluate criteria which may be useful in considering the diagnosis, a study was made of 50 consecutive patients evacuated from a divisional sector with the diagnosis of epidemic hemorrhagic fever. The data were submitted to the Division Surgeon's Office in the form of telegraphic reports in which were listed the
COUNTS EF, SELTSER R. THE EARLY DIAGNOSIS OF EPIDEMIC HEMORRHAGIC FEVER—EXPERIENCES IN THE FORWARD ECHELONS OF THE MEDICAL SERVICE1. Ann Intern Med. ;38:67–72. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-38-1-67
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1953;38(1):67-72.
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