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A favorite ploy in the one-upmanship of clinical-pathological conferences is to ask the physician who presents the case about a missing item of information in the protocol. "Did the patient have whooping cough in his childhood? Are his posterior tibial pulses palpable?" It matters little that...
Cotton Mather (1663-1728), who introduced inoculation into the British colony of Boston (1721), was a Puritan minister. Intellectually precocious, he had a strong interest in medicine and read extensively in medical texts, but chose the ministry as his profession. Yet he maintained a lifelong...
Two practicing pathologists discuss the field of gastroenterology from their own broad point of view. In addition to good gross and microscopic descriptions, the book contains the kind of diagnostic and therapeutic matters that a good pathologist discusses with his clinical colleagues in the...
Unless we refer to a person's status in sports, we rarely intend flattery when we call him or her an amateur. Unlike a skilled, well-trained professional, the amateur is envisaged as a perfunctory performer whose casual approach results in slipshod work. Did not Oscar Wilde express a preference...
To The Editor.—
In their discussion of drug therapy for the hyperactive adult (224:920, 1973), your consultants failed to mention recent positive studies on the efficacy of tricyclic antidepressant medication in young people with minimal brain dysfunction (MBD).1-4 Tricyclic antidepressants...
For several years, those associated with the profession of pharmacy have become increasingly aware that the graduating pharmacist is overtrained for the usual duties he performs in the drugstore or hospital pharmacy. This development has resulted from a variety of influences, among which are an...
The appearance of this book is a long awaited event. There has been a clamoring for a text in this new specialty, and, after many people speculated as to the appropriate form and content, the authors presented an unusual, if not unique, response to the demand.
The first part of the book, titled...
To the Editor.—
Several buffered aspirin products are available on the market. Among them "Alka-Seltzer" and "Bufferin" are the most advertised and expensive. Since aspirin in Alka-Seltzer is administered in solution form, its rapid and complete absorption has been well established. So far as...
To the Editor.—
Dr. Cohen's comments are well taken, but he has still not satisfied the criticism of a large number of compounds containing weakly effective agents combined with one strongly effective agent.
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