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EMPYEMA AT THE CINCINNATI GENERAL HOSPITAL DURING THE INFLUENZA EPIDEMIC

JOSEPH RANSOHOFF, MD., F.R.C.S.
JAMA. 1920;74(4):238-240. doi:10.1001/jama.1920.02620040022006.
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As a natural result of the pandemic of influenza of 1918-1919, there has accumulated a literature sufficiently extensive to form a library of moderate size. A large proportion of published papers deal with the subject of empyema; and since for the first time in the history of the disease, hundreds of thousands of men, in the prime of life, were congregated in the close quarters of army camps and camp hospitals, it is natural that the preponderance of articles should treat of the disease and its sequelae as observed under these conditions. This fact lends justification to a presentation of this study of empyema, based on experiences during the epidemic, in the surgical services of the Cincinnati General Hospital.

An apology might seem indicated for the incompleteness of many of the records, particularly the bacteriologic; but this is accounted for by the fact that there was a dearth of physicians

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