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To the Editor.—
In their recent article, Cameron and Zuidema (219:1194, 1972) appropriately emphasize the problem of aspiration pneumonia and the clinical settings in which it is most apt to occur. I should like to suggest one addition to their litany of likely situations—the unrecognized,...
Coronary heart disease discovered in asymptomatic men
A prospective study of healthy, asymptomatic servicemen under 40 years old has revealed a high incidence of "significant" coronary heart disease in the 41 men who have a lipid abnormality and a family history of heart disease.
To the Editor.—
With reference to your lead EDITORIAL on May 22, 1972, "Out of the Shadows and the Silence," I agree with Drs. Mindel and McKay, that the physician is ill-prepared to confront the family of a deaf child.
My 10-year-old son had influenzal meningitis at age 2, following which his...
To the Editor.—
The letter by Anderson (220:127, 1972) reporting the Guillain-Barré syndrome as a complication of allergic immunotherapy brought to mind a young man under my care during neurology residency who developed a hemiparesis following an influenza vaccine injection. Within one year he...
The chemotherapy of the leukemias and lymphomas has evolved rapidly in the past decade. More patients are achieving remission of their disease, these remissions are lasting significantly longer, and survival of afflicted patients is improving. The most gratifying aspect of this improvement is...
Two separate outbreaks of pertussis occurred within a three-month period on the pediatric units at the University of Colorado Medical Center. Secondary cases developed among adult members of the hospital staff, as well as among pediatric patients. While most adults were only mildly ill, two...
This small, eloquent book rates the rare commendation of consultant's consultant. In a scholarly, terse, and stimulating manner it tackles 50 difficult diagnostic and therapeutic skin problems.
Each disease is introduced by a brief case history with accompanying full-page, highly-magnified black...
Although injury to the rectus femoris is a very common occurrence, resultant fibrosis of the muscle is rare. The pathogenesis of the injury is in effect a third-degree tear of the muscle with retraction of the muscle and hemorrhage with a resultant fibrotic mass. Of five patients with traumatic...
Since I was free to do as I please, I was responsible for what it was that I was pleased to do. — Carl Becker
A sense of responsibility is not innate. In all human endeavor desirable characteristics do not occur in pure culture, neither do they spring up fully developed. They are under constant...
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