Michigan Monthly Bulletin of Vital Statistics Volume 3-4

Michigan Monthly Bulletin of Vital Statistics Volume 3-4

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ...classification of causes of death will in time educate physicians as to what is essential and what is non-essential in reporting the cause of death, and we are very glad to note that the list printed in the BULLETIN last month is appreciated for this purpose. A letter from Dr. Bayard Holmes, Professor of Surgery in the University of Illinois, Chicago, and Secretary of the Association of American Medical Colleges, is as follows: I wish I could put a copy of the Bertillon classification of the cause of death in the hands of every one of my graduating students. The form of your supplement is not good for the student to keep in his pocket, but if you could send me 150 copies I would have them distributed with some explanations. VVhat Dr. Holmes has done should be done in every medical school in the country. The revised version of the Bertillon classification will very soon be obtainable in an English translation from Dr. Valter Vyman, Supervising Surgeon-General of the United States Marine-Hospital Service, Wasl1ington, D, 0., and we presume a request for copies for the use of medical students will receive prompt and courteous attention. No more effective work could be done for the furtherance of vital statistics in this country, than to educate young physicians as to the practical importance of such work. It lies at the foundation of all public health activity, and our sanitary methods are now often sadly crippled by the lack of reliable mortality statistics. SICKNESS IN IVIICHIGQAJ6 DURING NOVEMBER, 1. The summary on sickness in Michigan, prepared by the State Board of Health, has been printed regularly in the BULI.i: 'rix for quite a long period, but with the present issue we present for the first time, in connection with our regular tables...show more

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  • Paperback | 158 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 295g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236783999
  • 9781236783998