The time has come when we should make a conscientious and scientific attempt to fix the value of climate, and especially high altitudes, in the treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis. I am not sure that it can be accomplished at this time, but that is no excuse for not trying, and one purpose of this paper is to assist, as far as possible, in the elucidation of this problem. I also desire to place before the profession, after twelve years of tuberculosis work, some practical observations along other than climatic lines, which I trust will be of service.
ALTITUDE IN TUBERCULOSIS
We must all admit that, until settled, the question of the place of climate in the treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis is one of great importance, for the physician certainly does not wish to send consumptives to distant resorts if as good results can be obtained nearer home. Twenty or twenty-five