ROGER S. MITCHELL, M.D., F.A.C.P.
This is a progress report1 on all 331 patients at Trudeau Sanatorium who were given combined streptomycin-para-aminosalicylic acid (PAS) therapy for four months or more, between March, 1949, and January, 1954. Treatment was started in the last case in June, 1953; 68 patients were still receiving streptomycin-PAS in January, 1954. Most of the patients finished treatment in the charge of their private physicians after discharge. Contact has been maintained in 98 per cent of the cases.
Background features were as follows: The socio-economic status of the patients was well above average. The extent of disease was minimal
MITCHELL RS. EARLY RESULTS OF PROLONGED STREPTOMYCINPAS TREATMENT OF PULMONARY TUBERCULOSIS1. Ann Intern Med. ;41:282–293. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-41-2-282
Download citation file:
Published: Ann Intern Med. 1954;41(2):282-293.
Infectious Disease, Mycobacterial Infections, Pulmonary Tuberculosis, Pulmonary/Critical Care.
Results provided by:
Copyright © 2018 American College of Physicians. All Rights Reserved.
Print ISSN: 0003-4819 | Online ISSN: 1539-3704
Conditions of Use