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Careful preoperative preparation, fractional operations and perfection of operative technic in the surgical treatment of hyperthyroidism have so minimized the operative risk that consideration of mortality statistics no longer holds any significance. The occasional death is usually an...
To the Editor:
—In the January issue of the North American Review there is a list of the names admitted to the Hall of Fame, and the names of those who are not yet honored with a bust.
Among the latter is that of Oliver Wendell Holmes.
Our purpose in this paper is to discuss the control of nausea and certain closely related sensations. These sensations are variously described by patients as dizziness, lightness of the head, pressure in the head and neck, mental numbness and headache. They often appear associated with...
Social Conditions and Cancer Mortality
The decennial supplement of the registrar-general, just published, shows that cancers in certain parts of the body are much more frequent in the poorer sections of society. These parts are the mouth, tongue, larynx, throat and...
The topic that most concerns economists, sociologists and physicians today is the increasing cost of medical service and the inadequacy of its provision to men in general. In this volume Mr. Harry H. Moore, himself a public health economist, claims to have set forth without bias or...
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