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This is the eleventh of a series of articles on Group Hospitalization, prepared by the Bureau of Medical Economics of the Association. When completed, the series will be available in reprint form on request at...
Is There a "Medical Lag"?
Advocates of new schemes of medical service charge that the medical profession is responsible for a "social lag" in medicine. Since many European nations have long had systems of state medicine or sickness insurance, it is urged that these...
United States Assumes Control of Cannabis
Prepared by the Bureau of Legal Medicine and Legislation
An act to impose an occupational excise tax on certain dealers in marihuana, to impose a transfer tax on certain dealings in marihuana, and to safeguard the...
A Heart Disease Racket
(Preliminary Report on an Alleged Extensive Disability Insurance Fraud)
O. F. HEDLEY, M.D. Passed Assistant Surgeon, U. S. Public Health Service PHILADELPHIA
During the past few weeks the office of the United States Attorney...
Physicians Delinquent Under the Social Security Act
(Prepared by the Bureau of Legal Medicine and Legislation, American Medical Association)
Physicians and persons operating private laboratories and hospitals, as employers of such nurses, technicians,...
No ideal urinary antiseptic for internal use has yet been found. No single bactericide, when taken by mouth, will destroy all bacteria in the urinary tract. The physical and chemical problems involved here are so complex that it is doubtful whether there will ever be so universal a...
That sulfanilamide is not entirely without toxic manifestations was recognized by Long and Bliss,1 who stated that in their experiences patients given this dye often complained of dizziness, anorexia, nausea and vomiting. They also describe another toxic manifestation in the form of a...
A toxic optic neuritis or a toxic neuritis of any other nerve has not previously been reported as occurring as a result of the administration of sulfanilamide or of any of the related drugs in man. Likewise manifestations of involvement of the central nervous system have been limited to...
When new drugs rapidly gain widespread popularity, their beneficial action is quickly recognized but their by-effects often reveal themselves more slowly and are often overlooked. Few drugs have come to the front with more éclat than have the sulfanilamide derivatives, marketed under the...
In addition to its specific therapeutic potency in beta hemolytic streptococcus infections, sulfanilamide has been found to exercise a striking beneficial influence on the course of meningococcic, pneumococcic and also gonococcic infections. An agent of such wide scope of usefulness...
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