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There were 68 deaths in the United States from complications of smallpox vaccination in the nine years 1959 to 1966, and 1968; 19 were associated with vaccinia necrosum, 36 were caused by postvaccinial encephalitis, 12 by eczema vaccinatum, and 1 by Stevens-Johnson syndrome. Of the 68...
Dr. Spencer Borden IV: The patient is a 63-year-old woman, a housewife, who had been in excellent health until she fell on her left wrist 17 months prior to admission here. Roentgenograms taken at that time were said to be normal. Since then she has noted intermittent aching in the wrist...
Nearly ten years ago Kennedy et al1 demonstrated the feasibility of translumbar amputation for advanced malignancy of the lower half of the body. Two years later Aust and Absolon2 performed the first successful hemicorporectomy in a patient with a large ulcerating carcinoma overlying the...
We describe the concept of an artificial gut system which can provide prolonged nutrition to patients incapable of enteric feeding. Concentrated nutrients are safely introduced into the circulation via an arteriovenous shunt, and delivered by either a day-mode (portable pump) or...
Many attempts are being made to meet the health needs of the inner city. Usually they involve extensive organization, large funds, and difficulties in gaining community acceptance. Here, Miss Milio tells the story of one small center which she organized with the cooperation of...
A clinical syndrome follows accidental self-administration of secobarbital intra-arterially. It is characterized by immediate, severe, burning pain radiating into the hand. Tense muscle edema and necrosis developed during 24 to 48 hours in the presence of an intact radial pulse....
In the near future, the United States Congress will consider legislation which could drastically change the traditional method of paying for physician services. William Glaser's book, Paying the Doctor, is a descriptive analysis of the principal mechanisms adopted in other countries. The...
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