A NEW SIGN FOR THE DETECTION OF MALINGERING AND FUNCTIONAL PARESIS OF THE LOWER EXTREMITIES

C. F. HOOVER
1908 Journal of the American Medical Association  
including all' case?. Deducting'from this the patients that entered the hospital moribund and died within the first twenty-four hours, the death rate was IS per cent. The expense of the hospital was met by public, subscription. According to the report of the treasurer. Dr. Abrams, the total "expense was $1,619.01. Of this amount $483.96 was for equipment, tents, plumbing and carpenter work; $274.48 for furnishings, bed-sheeting, household utensils, etc.: $208.42 for maintenance, laundry,
more » ... ce, laundry, telephone and help; $200 for food, including groceries, ice. coal and medicine: $416.20 for mi raes' salaries, meals and room, and $35 sundry expenses not classified. Including total cost the average expense per day for each patient was $2.23. Deducting the cost of equipment and furnishings and not allowing for dépréciai ion. which is an unknown quantity, the average cost per day for each patient was $1.15.
doi:10.1001/jama.1908.25410090028001h fatcat:uugsza5dkzggvpvwwg4x7g5o3u