Second Annual of the North Carolina Sanatorium for the Treatment of Tuberculosis, 1915

Second Annual of the North Carolina Sanatorium for the Treatment of Tuberculosis, 1915 : Under Control of State Board of Health; Sanatorium, N. C (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Second Annual of the North Carolina Sanatorium for the Treatment of Tuberculosis, 1915: Under Control of State Board of Health; Sanatorium, N. C A hemorrhage of the lungs means tuberculosis without exception. A subnormal temperature (by the thermometer) in the morning and a rise of temperature in the afternoon means tuberculosis 99 times in 100, and often the other time, too. A low blood pressure, taken with the proper instrument, is suggestive of tuberculosis. A cough that lasts more than three weeks should suggest tuberculosis and should call for an examination by a competent physician. The tubercle bacillus in the sputum is a positive sign of tuberculosis, but the diagnosis should be made long before the bacillus can be found. The earlier the diagnosis of tuberculosis is made, the greater are the chances for recovery. The later in its course the disease is found, the less are the chances for recovery. 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 | 30 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 2mm | 54g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243189001
  • 9780243189007