¶Physicians attending His Majesty George V again reviewed his illness for The Lancet:

"Progress, though slight, is definitely being made. The average rate of the pulse has diminished, and it is less easily disturbed by outside influences. In weighing the significance of these facts it must not be forgotten that there is still difficulty in feeding, wasting and exhaustion, and that these cannot be overcome without a long effort, especially the exhaustion produced by the gallant and extended struggle for life—an element that throughout the case...

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