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CiteWeb id: 19160000065

CiteWeb score: 21

DOI: 10.1001/jama.1916.02580360031009

This paper contains the account of a combined physiologic and orthopedic study of certain phenomena of infantile paralysis. The whole matter owes its inception and present status to the State Board of Health of Vermont, which by the generosity of an anonymous donor was enabled to finance a scheme for the study and treatment of the disease quite unprecedented in its scope and thoroughness. The entire work has been conducted under the direction of the board, which has borne the whole expense of the studies in Boston and Vermont.The inquiry was started in the late autumn of 1914, the Rockefeller Institute through Dr. Simon Flexner taking charge of the epidemiologic end of the inquiry and opening a laboratory in Burlington, while to one of us (R. W. L.) was assigned the therapeutic side of the problem. Later, for reasons to be stated, the physiologic department of Harvard University was

The publication "CERTAIN ASPECTS OF INFANTILE PARALYSIS: WITH A DESCRIPTION OF A METHOD OF MUSCLE TESTING" is placed in the Top 100 in 1916.
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