The Boston Medical and Surgical Journal, Vol. 72

The Boston Medical and Surgical Journal, Vol. 72 : The Official Organ of the Massachusetts Medical Society; April 1, 1915 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Boston Medical and Surgical Journal, Vol. 72: The Official Organ of the Massachusetts Medical Society; April 1, 1915 For the purpose of finding out how definite a menace individual cases of syphilis may be to the community, sixty cases in the early stages were selected as they happened to come to the Skin department of the Boston Dispensary and the relation of their infectiousness to their as sociates studied. The tabulations include sex, age, marital relation, occupation, duration of the disease in weeks, presenting symptoms, methods of living and eating, the number of persons exposed through coitus since infection, the number definitely exposed through family life or association in boarding houses, the num ber of co-workers exposed; and the number of known infections from the case in hand. The co-workers' exposure column includes only those that came in active contact with the infected per son through toilets, drinking facilities, etc. No attempt was made to record the number of per sons exposed by casual contact as for instance, - eating in the same restaurant, being waited on in a store, or consuming food products handled by the infected person. The table in full with a more detailed explanation of some of the more striking cases is as follows. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 3mm | 100g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243045328
  • 9780243045327