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Hydraulic leg sleeve assists cardiogenic shock victims
A noninvasive circulatory assist device synchronized to the patient's own cardiac cycle is now ready for a large clinical trial, reports a team of investigators from Boston.
According to Harry Soroff,...
An examination of the utilization and evaluation of the Tufts-Columbia Point Health Center in Boston on the basis of three years of actual experience, with use of data from medical records, utilization-recording, and independent population surveys, reveals that 83% of residents make...
Cardiac tumor emboli to the brain are rare. Previously reported cases have all been associated with myxoma of the left atrium, and, to our knowledge, an embolus associated with a myxoma of the ventricle has not been previously reported. The patient had two episodes of recurrent...
Serratia marcescens isolation can be accomplished more frequently when biochemical criteria are used to identify the Enterobacteriaceae. During a 14-month period, 176 strains of S marcescens were isolated, predominantly from hospitalized patients. Generally, these organisms were...
In a randomized, national cooperative trial, urokinase and subsequent heparin sodium therapy, when compared to heparin therapy alone, significantly accelerated the resolution rate of pulmonary thromboemboli at 24 hours as shown by pulmonary arteriograms, lung scans, and right-sided...
Internists and general practitioners were interviewed in random sample to determine their opinions and use of 24 screening tests for patients aged 40 to 65 years. Present practice patterns ranged from urinalysis, done by 97% of physicians to mammography, done by 1%. A significant...
For five months I have been privileged to serve the American Medical Association as its president. At this time, it seems proper for me to make a report to this House of Delegates.
As President of the Association, I have discussed medical education as it is involved in the...
Companion articles in this issue of The Journal (pp 2157 and 2190) retell the story of the ubiquitous Serratia marcescens, long believed to be a nonpathogenic pigment producer. Especially during the last decade, a number of authors have dispelled misconceptions; S marcescens does indeed...
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