F. W. BUSH; F. R. BAILEY, F.A.C.P.
In a Naval Hospital situated at one of the large training stations we had an opportunity to observe during the winter and spring a relatively large number of meningococcus infections.
Meningococcus infections characteristically increase in number in time of war. Conditions at large training stations, where men live in barracks and where new recruits are constantly arriving, are ideal for the production of a state of affairs where these infections are endemic. The new recruits are housed in barracks, each containing 112 men on the lower and another 112 on the upper floor. These men sleep in double-decker bunks. Ventilation
BUSH FW, BAILEY FR. THE TREATMENT OF MENINGOCOCCUS INFECTIONS WITH ESPECIAL REFERENCE TO THE WATERHOUSE-FRIDERICHSEN SYNDROME*. Ann Intern Med. 1944;20:619–631. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-20-4-619
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1944;20(4):619-631.
Adrenal Disorders, CNS Infections, Endocrine and Metabolism, Infectious Disease, Neurology.
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