Quarterly bulletin (New York (N.Y.). Dept. of Health). 1916

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Department of Health, 1916
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Page 426 - ' At present our information demands the employment of the following administrative procedures in attempting to control the disease : ' ' 1. The requirement that all recognized and suspected cases be promptly reported. "2. Isolation of patients in screened premises. The duration of infectivity being unknown, the period of isolation must necessarily be arbitrary. Six weeks has been recommended by the Conference of State and Territorial Health Officers with the Surgeon-General of the Public Health...
Page 350 - If child is critically ill the guardian or parent will be notified and will be permitted to visit daily while child is dangerously ill. Information relative to...
Page 11 - Health for nearly thirty years, and that these resolutions be spread upon the minutes of this meeting and that a copy be transmitted to the family of the deceased and to the medical press of this city.
Page 425 - Many facts, such as the seasonal incidence and rural prevalence of the disease, have seemed to indicate that some insect or animal host, as yet unrecognized, may be a necessary factor in the spread of poliomyelitis, but specific evidence to this effect is lacking, and the weight of present opinion inclines to the view that poliomyelitis is exclusively a human disease and is spread by personal contact, whatever other causes may be found to contribute to its spread. In personal contact we mean to include...

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