J. BURNS AMBERSON JR., F.A.C.P.; H. MCLEOD RIGGINS
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This study was undertaken to collect accurate information about the incidence of tuberculosis among student nurses, to test the efficacy of a system of early diagnosis and case finding, and to measure the results of a rather rigid system of rest treatment in the cases found. Previously, like many others, we had observed a great deal of tuberculosis in nurses but could only infer its duration, rate of progression and relation to hospital service. Such inferences do not answer obviously important questions. A planned study is necessary, and this must be continued for a period of years. Because of the
AMBERSON JB, RIGGINS HM. TUBERCULOSIS AMONG STUDENT NURSES: A FIVE YEAR STUDY AT BELLEVUE HOSPITAL*. Ann Intern Med. 1936;10:156–165. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-10-2-156
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1936;10(2):156-165.
Hospital Medicine, Infectious Disease, Mycobacterial Infections.
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