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Despite the advances in the detection and treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis, eradication of the disease in many of the earth is still not immediately foreseen. This is one of the many reasons why the latest edition of this text by Pagel and his associates is welcome and much needed. Unfortunately there is a tendency today to so de-emphasize or even completely eliminate the teaching of the natural history of tuberculosis that many young physicians are almost totally uninformed of the essentials of this important disease.
Included in this monograph are informative sections on pathology, factors in resistance, bacteriology, diagnostic methods,
Pulmonary Tuberculosis.. Ann Intern Med. ;63:550. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-63-3-550
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1965;63(3):550.
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