Transactions, Volume 2

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American Association for the Study and Prevention of Infant Mortality, 1912 - Children
 

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Page 381 - The objects for which the company is established are, " the conveyance of " passengers and goods in ships or boats between such places as the company may from " time to time determine, and the doing all such other things as are incidental or " conducive to the attainment of the above object.
Page 262 - Government should cause to be enforced throughout the kingdom food regulations planned to afford better security against the infection of human beings through the medium of articles of diet derived from tuberculous animals.
Page 139 - The problem of infantile mortality, he declares (page 259), is not one of sanitation alone, or housing, or indeed of poverty as such, "but is mainly a question of motherhood.
Page 258 - ... tuberculosis. At the laboratory of the State Live Stock Sanitary Board of Pennsylvania, a third instance of infection with the bovine «bacillus had been found.
Page 154 - The depressing effects of great atmospheric heat, ie, a temperature in the neighborhood of 90° F., or over, were very marked in all infants no matter what their food. Those who were ill were almost invariably made worse, and many who were previously well became ill.
Page 118 - I would lay it down as a general principle that as soon as a nation reaches that stage of civilization in which medical knowledge and humanitarian sentiment operate to prolong the existence of the unfit, then it becomes imperative upon that nation to devise such social laws as will ensure that those unfit do not propagate their kind.
Page 165 - It is with great pleasure that I take this opportunity to thank...
Page 262 - We are convinced that measures for securing the prevention of ingestion of living bovine tubercle bacilli with milk would greatly reduce the number of cases of abdominal and cervical gland tuberculosis in children, and that such measures should include the exclusion from the food supply of the milk of the recognizably tuberculous cow, irrespective of the site of the disease, whether in the udder or in the internal organs.
Page 215 - Although childbirth is not a disease, but a normal function of women, yet the practice of medicine does not appertain exclusively to disease, and obstetrics, as a matter of common knowledge, has long been treated as a highly important branch of the science of medicine.
Page 262 - Further, the milk of tuberculous cows not containing bacilli as it leaves the udder may, and frequently does, become infective by being contaminated with the faeces or uterine discharges of such diseased animal. We are convinced that measures for securing the prevention of ingestion of living bovine tubercle bacilli with milk would greatly reduce the number of cases of abdominal and cervical gland tuberculosis in children, and that such measures should include the exclusion from the food supply of...

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