LEWIS J. MOORMAN, M.D., F.A.C.P.
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The initial management of pulmonary tuberculosis would be relatively simple were it not for the patient. Modern methods of diagnosis make it possible to observe, record, and evaluate the symptoms and signs of the disease. The nature and extent of anatomic changes may be accurately estimated and, by means of the roentgen-ray, visualized. With all the data available through the application of the usual diagnostic methods, the well informed physician should experience little difficulty in planning the most logical form of management. But, the effective execution of any program based upon symptoms and the purely physical and pathological conditions, must
MOORMAN LJ. INITIAL MANAGEMENT OF TUBERCULOSIS WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO THE PSYCHOLOGY OF THE PATIENT*. Ann Intern Med. 1939;13:849–855. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-13-5-849
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1939;13(5):849-855.
Infectious Disease, Mycobacterial Infections.
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