The Journal of the Medical Society of New Jersey, Vol. 14

The Journal of the Medical Society of New Jersey, Vol. 14 : January, 1917-December, 1917 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Journal of the Medical Society of New Jersey, Vol. 14: January, 1917-December, 1917 Infantile spinal paralysis is a misnomer. Poliomyelitis is perhaps better though Heine - Medins Disease is preferred by some. The autopsy findings at the Newark City Hospital would perhaps show that the dis ease is a diffuse interstitial inflammation of the central nervous system and that at the present time no adequate name yet devised is appropriate. It is a disease that has caused unusual interest both to the laity and the profession and owing to the fool antics of most of our health officers produced a state of hysteria and worked untold hardships to citizens of many communities. In the 580 cases that came under my care and the care of Dr. Whitenack, I was um able to find a single evidence of its fright ful contagiousness, although in the series of cases to be mentioned, in three families only, there seemed to be a slight ground for such an idea. 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 | 552 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 28mm | 730g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243196792
  • 9780243196791