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Tuberculosis in Europe and North America, 1800–1922

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Believing that success in the attempt to control tuberculosis must depend to a large degree on the activity of the physicians, the Suffolk District Committee on Tuberculosis wishes at this time to call the attention of all the members of the Society to certain important considerations and to enlist their cooperation in the work now being carried on in this section of the State
Massachusetts Medical Society, Suffolk District Committee on Tuberculosis., creator
Jackson, Henry, 1858-1940
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Massachusetts Medical Society, Suffolk District Committee on Tuberculosis
1 sheet ([1] p.) ; 28 cm.


Tuberculosis -- Massachusetts -- Prevention ;  Tuberculosis -- Treatment -- Massachusetts ;  Tuberculosis -- Diagnosis -- Massachusetts

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Printed form letter from the Committee to members advocating effective treatment of tuberculosis, registration of known cases according to state laws passed in 1907, and early diagnosis, especially in children. Signed by Henry Jackson, Chairman, and members of the Committee.

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Name on letterhead: Massachusetts Medical Society, Suffolk District Committee on Tuberculosis.
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