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Date1859
AuthorBrehmer
ContributionOpened first TB sanitarium.
ReferenceGarrison
NotesThe success of this refuge in the German mountains led to many other sanitaria. Without known microbial etiology, treatment emphasized rest, fresh air and nutrition. Only recently have attempts been made to separate, retrospectively, the benefits of "care" from the strictly physical aspects of this sort of treatment.
CategoryMiscellany
Pathogen ClassBacteria

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