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A unique Peace Corps effort began in mid-July as Duke University and the University of North Carolina began the training of 17 doctors and their wives for a two-year tour of volunteer service abroad in seven countries. What makes the enterprise unique...
This gruesome exhortation brings to mind the Great Plague of London, which reached a peak just 300 years ago. Plague, one of the great afflictions of mankind, has a long history whose origins are obscure. Its greatest outbreak, the black death, wiped out a fourth of the population of...
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I enjoyed very much your editorial (JAMA 193:152-153 [July 12] 1965) which gives an example of felicitous writing in the quotation from W.C. Bornemeier's article on hemorrhoidectomy, where he praises the sphincter ani for its supreme ability to "......
In order to celebrate the profound influence in science and medicine of this historic publication, the Assembly of Professors of the Collège de France organized a colloquium around an important theme of Claude Bernard, "le milieu intérieur." Prof Bernard Halpern of the Collège de France,...
The problems associated with the preoperative diagnosis of pulmonary shadows and the criteria for operability have prompted the development of several ancillary procedures. Direct visualization of the mediastinum through an endoscopic instrument is one of the more recently advocated...
THE ACCIDENTAL introduction into the heart of plastic tubing being used for intravenous fluid administration is an uncommon but by no means unique occurrence. Indeed, at least 14 cases have now been recorded in the literature. In eight of these cases the plastic catheter was introduced...
There are loose clasps and untidy twists in the otherwise artful chain of evidence linking human atherosclerosis to dietary factors and to hypercholesterolemia. Among these is an elementary flaw: necropsy studies have failed to disclose a consistent relationship between severity of...
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