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Thirty-one episodes of acute coronary insufficiency were treated orally with anticoagulant drugs alone. On 29 occasions, heparin sodium was administered intravenously additionally during the first two to four days. During the first ten days of treatment, one patient receiving anticoagulant drugs...
Catheter-associated urinary tract infection (UTIc) is a significant infection hazard despite available methods of prevention. Many UTIc pathogens are transmitted between catheterized patients by passive carriage on the hands of attendants. A recent study of Serratia marcescens UTIc demonstrated...
The Obstetrics and Gynecology Annual has been initiated to present scholarly review articles for senior residents and recently certified specialists. In such a volume the material can be more scholarly and more current than in a text and better organized than in a periodical. On the other hand,...
Cancer control is best accomplished through its early recognition. Some inherited diseases which predispose to cancer manifest skin signs whose recognition can lead to appropriate diagnostic studies, early treatment, and genetic counseling. Dr. Lynch, through his orientation in preventive...
The management of medical emergencies, whether from traffic accidents or sudden illnesses, has been a concern of the medical community for many years. Physicians, hospitals, nurses, and allied health personnel have been quietly but steadfastly working to improve emergency medical service care...
To the Editor.—
Scene: First day of rounds with the new house staff, July 1, 1972.
Attending: "There's the cause of his swallowing difficulties!" pointing to an x-ray film showing clearly a Zenker's diverticulum. "You there, what do you call that?"
Intern: "I just call it a diverticulum, Sir."...
This is an attractive, concise, lucid work on the alteration of physiology in surgical disorders. This alone would justify the use of the term "perspectives" but a second justification lies in Dr. Peterson's having ensheathed his didactic material within historical references. The Hippocratic...
Unlike bronchial cancer, which has assumed almost epidemic proportions in many countries, cancer of the trachea is rare, and cancer of the larynx is uncommon. Laryngeal cancer, nevertheless, resembles bronchial cancer in being essentially a disease of men who smoke.
Because of its accessibility...
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