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The false claim of quacks and faint hope of physicians— the dissolution of gallstones has now crossed the threshold of reality. Danzinger and co-workers1 gave a daily dose of 0.75 to 4.5 gm of chenodeoxycholic acid, a primary bile acid, to seven women with gallstones so as to promote micellar...
The Archives of Ophthalmology (86:138-141, 1971) published "Fluorometholone: Anti-inflammatory and Intraocular Pressure Effects" by Fairbairn and Thorson. The authors demonstrated to their own satisfaction and that of the Archives' editor, that topical application of a 1% suspension of the drug...
Between June 1970 and January 1971, 633 cases of measles occurred in Texarkana, a city bisected by the Texas-Arkansas state line.
A total of 606 (95.7%) of the cases occurred in Texarkana (Bowie County), Tex, a community that had never had a measles vaccination campaign. The level of prior...
The modern physician in Africa often experiences great frustration in the face of his patients' continued reliance upon traditional practices and practitioners. Dr. MacLean's monograph should help him understand what he is up against.
Based upon interviews, questionnaires, and first-hand...
Transfemoral cardiac catheterization can cause fatal blood clots
It's no secret that the transfemoral technique of coronary arteriography, while simpler to do, is associated with a higher rate of complications and deaths than the transbrachial technique.
Eight physicians from five different...
To the Editor.—
Dr. L. Sagan's letter (220:278, 1972), condemning mobile x-ray units as a device for detection of chest disease, quoted data from Santa Clara County and Denver, and cited opinions supporting the abolition of community-based mobile chest x-ray units.1,2 Nelson1 and Sagan both...
If you were the astrosurgeon designated for a long space trip, this would be the reference book to take along. Prerequisites would be one year of surgical residency, plenty of reserve rocket booster power (its 1,106 pages weigh 3,000 gm), and $58.00. It has a little of everything in it from...
The medical preceptorship program, begun in 1926 as a bold, new experiment in medical education at the University of Wisconsin, has been an integral part of the senior medical student's education at the University of Wisconsin for the past 45 years.1,2 It has been designed to take the students...
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