Prof. Koch's Method to Cure Tuberculosis Popularly Treated

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Author: Max Birnbaum
Published: 1890
Language: English
Wordcount: 23,026 / 77 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 46.7
LoC Category: Q
Downloads: 539
Added to site: 2008.11.08
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Genre: Health
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to the danger of being stricken with pulmonary consumption. The dust enters the lungs, irritates and injures the same and so produces a favorable soil for any tubercle bacilli that may happen to penetrate. On the whole metal dust is more injurious than mineral dust. Workmen, that are exposed to animal dust, as furriers, saddlers, brushmakers, fall prey to consumption much oftener than those, that fulfill their vocation in air pregnant with vegetable dust. According to statistics workingmen are stricken with pulmonary consumption as follows: of glass workers 80 per cent., needle grinders 70, filemakers 62, stone cutters 40, mill grinders, lithographers, cigarmakers, brushmakers, stone-polishers 40-50, millers 10, coal workers 1 per cent.

Pneumonia may culminate in pulmonary consumption: but on the whole this rarely happens. Much oftener it is the case with Pleurisy. But it is assumed and rightly, that most people who are attacked by pleurisy, are already consumptive.

A hemorrhage of the lungs may

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