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Results of Re-examination by Mass Radiography

Results of Re-examination by Mass Radiography BRITISH 144 JULY 1951 RE-EXAMINATION BY MASS RADIOGRAPHY 21, MEDICAL JOURNAL and categorized either as " active " or " stable." For RESULTS OF RE-EXAMINATION BY the purpose of this analysis " active " includes all cases of months within an observation period six MASS RADIOGRAPHY showing, (1) cavitation, (2) radiological progression, (3) isolation BY or of 'tubercle bacilli, or (4) symptom-complex and/ of one or two com- signs of active disease: the presence V. H. SPRINGETT, M.D. did not lead to monly found symptoms such as cough Prophit Scholar of tile Royal College of Physiciau.s of as " active." classification Lonldont Cases classified as " stable " either showed none of in a these features six-months observation period or, It is generally known that in England and Wales at the in a few were classified as inactive on the result cases, present time the maximum rate of mortality from tuber- of the initial clinical examination. Although cases show- culosis occurs late in life for males, whilst in females ing regression within six months are strictly active, for the greatest mortality occurs in young adult life. There the present analysis they have been included in the is little evidence http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png British Medical Journal British Medical Journal

Results of Re-examination by Mass Radiography

British Medical Journal , Volume 2 (4724) – Jul 21, 1951

Results of Re-examination by Mass Radiography

British Medical Journal , Volume 2 (4724) – Jul 21, 1951

Abstract

BRITISH 144 JULY 1951 RE-EXAMINATION BY MASS RADIOGRAPHY 21, MEDICAL JOURNAL and categorized either as " active " or " stable." For RESULTS OF RE-EXAMINATION BY the purpose of this analysis " active " includes all cases of months within an observation period six MASS RADIOGRAPHY showing, (1) cavitation, (2) radiological progression, (3) isolation BY or of 'tubercle bacilli, or (4) symptom-complex and/ of one or two com- signs of active disease: the presence V. H. SPRINGETT, M.D. did not lead to monly found symptoms such as cough Prophit Scholar of tile Royal College of Physiciau.s of as " active." classification Lonldont Cases classified as " stable " either showed none of in a these features six-months observation period or, It is generally known that in England and Wales at the in a few were classified as inactive on the result cases, present time the maximum rate of mortality from tuber- of the initial clinical examination. Although cases show- culosis occurs late in life for males, whilst in females ing regression within six months are strictly active, for the greatest mortality occurs in young adult life. There the present analysis they have been included in the is little evidence

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Publisher
British Medical Journal
ISSN
0007-1447
eISSN
1468-5833
DOI
10.1136/bmj.2.4724.144
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Abstract

BRITISH 144 JULY 1951 RE-EXAMINATION BY MASS RADIOGRAPHY 21, MEDICAL JOURNAL and categorized either as " active " or " stable." For RESULTS OF RE-EXAMINATION BY the purpose of this analysis " active " includes all cases of months within an observation period six MASS RADIOGRAPHY showing, (1) cavitation, (2) radiological progression, (3) isolation BY or of 'tubercle bacilli, or (4) symptom-complex and/ of one or two com- signs of active disease: the presence V. H. SPRINGETT, M.D. did not lead to monly found symptoms such as cough Prophit Scholar of tile Royal College of Physiciau.s of as " active." classification Lonldont Cases classified as " stable " either showed none of in a these features six-months observation period or, It is generally known that in England and Wales at the in a few were classified as inactive on the result cases, present time the maximum rate of mortality from tuber- of the initial clinical examination. Although cases show- culosis occurs late in life for males, whilst in females ing regression within six months are strictly active, for the greatest mortality occurs in young adult life. There the present analysis they have been included in the is little evidence

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British Medical JournalBritish Medical Journal

Published: Jul 21, 1951

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