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After more than two years of experience with the Family Health Care Project at Yale it appears to those involved that rational and comprehensive medical care, with emphasis placed on health maintenance of families, is possible with this type of medical care organization. The health team...
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The question is pertinent and reflects our inability to relate morphologic and physiologic alterations to specific disease categories based on certain clinical presentations in the absence of a well-defined etiology. The clinical expressions of...
The 50,000 individuals who die each year in the United States of uremia have brought chronic dialysis to the mandatory attention and concern of the medical profession. Because such therapy offers substantial salvage of useful and reasonably comfortable life of patients otherwise dying of...
Clofibrate, a drug with lipid-lowering and anticoagulant properties, is being used extensively in the treatment of atherosclerosis. Few toxic effects result from regular doses in man or large amounts in animals; effects of large quantities in man are unknown. A 15-year-old boy who took...
The leukocyte count is a valuable part of the laboratory evaluation of the patient. Disposable pipets which are now available provide automatic measuring and easy mixing, and results are comparable to those obtained with glass pipets.1 Errors in determining the total leukocyte count vary...
The female urethra is the homologue of the posterior urethra of the male. Vestigial remnants of the prostatic ducts and glands are part of the anatomy of the normal female urethra. These structures are predisposed to infection, both acute and chronic. A simple and successful method of...
Dr. Mohinder Mital: An 81-year-old widow arrived in the emergency ward of the Massachusetts General Hospital with a chief complaint of pain in the right arm. She described a fall down one flight of stairs approximately one hour before admission. There was no loss of consciousness...
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During the past two years a flood of material, both in the medical literature and in the lay press, has related to the use and effects of marihuana.
On analysis and reflection, I have been astounded to note that virtually every deleterious...
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