The Tuberculosis Nurse
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BeschreibungExcerpt from The Tuberculosis Nurse: Her Function and Her Qualifications; A Handbook for Practical Workers in the Tuberculosis Campaign
To tuberculosis, more than to any other infectious disease, the parable of the seed and the soil is strictly applicable. Without the tubercle bacillus there can be no tuberculosis, but for tuberculosis to develop, many factors of great complexity and as yet but little understood must facilitate the implantation of the bacillus and augment its growth. It is true that though we may emphasize the rô1e of the bacillus, still we cannot completely ignore those personal factors that contribute to make the infection fruitful, and likewise though we focus our attention upon individual resistance, still we cannot keep out of sight the invader that is being resisted. The two viewpoints meet and run together, but are sufficiently separate to lead to different methods in our efforts to eradicate tuberculosis.
On the one hand are those who direct their efforts toward the annihilation of the tubercle bacillus.
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Untertitel: Her Function and Her Qualifications; A Handbook for Practical Workers in the Tuberculosis Campaign (Classic Reprint). Paperback. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Forgotten Books
Erscheinungsdatum: September 2015
Seitenanzahl: 334 Seiten