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Thirty years ago in Chicago, at the seventh annual conference of the Council on Medical Education, held at the Congress Hotel, Dr. James B. Herrick1 read a paper which appeared to certain members of the audience as being quite revolutionary in character. It was entitled "The Educational...
DEFINITION AND PURPOSE
A definition of the practice of public health which suits my present purpose and will stand on its merits under the circumstances is: The application of the sciences of preventive medicine through government for social ends. The public health...
Adequate roentgen therapy of malignant metastatic lesions often produces such dramatic relief of pain and such remarkable regression of the lesions that the evaluation of early findings related to pain, erythrocyte sedimentation rate and serum phosphatase level is worthy of discussion...
Of 150 consecutive adult patients with subacute Streptococcus viridans endocarditis coming to the medical service of the Peter Bent Brigham Hospital in the period March 31, 1913 to Aug. 31, 1939 the majority arrived at the hospital without a correct diagnosis, or the correct diagnosis...
Since Goldblatt and others have succeeded in producing hypertension in animals through the mechanism of renal ischemia there has been a revival of interest in the question of the renal factor in essential hypertension. Some writers on the subject have been inclined to disregard previous...
This case is presented because it is pertinent to industrial medicine. Fishberg1 states that transient monoplegias may be the result of disturbed circulation of the brain, but White2 mentions that vertigo, faintness and syncope are rarely symptoms associated with heart disease. However, Barnes3...
Trauma to the abdomen and especially to the left renal region not infrequently produces rupture of the spleen. I have seen a number of cases and in some the severity of the injury was out of all proportion to the mildness of the trauma. In a review of the literature I could find only one case in...
TWENTIETH ANNUAL PRESENTATION OF HOSPITAL DATA BY THE COUNCIL ON MEDICAL EDUCATION AND HOSPITALS OF THE AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION
The total number of beds now available in registered hospitals is 1,226,245, an increase of 31,219 beds, which is the equivalent of an...
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