The Montefiore Home Country Sanitarium for Consumptives, at Bedford Station, NY

By Henry Herbert

Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA), May 1902

The author begins with a description of the devastating impact of tuberculosis on American Jews, and then describes the sanitoria approach to treatment and containment. He introduces the new Montefiore Home Country Sanitarium for Consumptives, founded for the local treatment of afflicted New York residents, and reports on its first year in existence, including information on intake procedures, facilities, operations, and outcomes.

Topic: Social Services, Health and Healing, Communal Organization

Name of Publication: Bulletin of the National Conference of Jewish Charities

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Genre: Book Review

Coverage: New York , United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Herbert, Henry. The Montefiore Home Country Sanitarium for Consumptives, at Bedford Station, NY. Bulletin of the National Conference of Jewish Charities. Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA). May 1902: http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=1363


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