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Achilles reflex time (ART) has been advocated for assessing thyroid function in outpatients. The effect of exercise on ART was studied in 20 patients, six of whom were healthy, six were hospitalized for unrelated medical reasons, and eight had hypothyroidism. Control recordings with the...
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Apparently the personal communication of J. B. Blake to H. F. Dowling, MD, (202: 1132, 1967) who cited a Massachusetts law passed in 1831 as "the first in the English-speaking world" which purported to legalize a supply of cadavers for medical...
Recently I bought an old medical book in a bookstore. I bought it not because of interest in the subject but because it was on a table that bore the sign: "Any book 500." It was a big, sturdy volume, and I thought it might suit my purpose. I needed something about 2 inches thick to put...
Ophthalmic ultrasonography, a new technique, can provide information about the normal and pathologic eye, and it has special value in eyes with opaque media. Acoustic waves with frequencies above the audible range can penetrate the eye, and the pattern of reflection from intraocular...
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I appreciate Dr. Hamlin's comments and the interesting additions regarding the statute passed by the Connecticut legislature, which did indeed antedate the Massachusetts statute as he says. In fact, there was an even earlier statute passed by the New...
In this readable, well organized, beautifully illustrated, excellent volume, the author has gone about his task in the best tradition of fine British medical writers. He says what he has to say with beautiful clarity and amazing brevity. He covers the field and then he stops! How one...
W. Somerset Maugham, judged by some critics to be the most successful of the coterie of 20th century novelists trained in medicine (sharing honors with A. J. Cronin and A. C. Doyle), was born in Paris, the son of a solicitor to the British Embassy. His paternal ancestors were Celts who...
"How do you find the time, Doc?" people were always asking the genial New Jersey physician, as he published book after book in the midst of his busy medical career.
"It's not finding time, it's using it," Williams would reply gruffly. "Two parts of a whole," he called medicine...
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