1 - 10 of 39 articles
Untreated gas gangrene is a fulminating infection that can lead to extensive tissue necrosis and death. Hyperbaric oxygen, when used with antibiotics and surgical debridement, can lead to decreased mortality. Nine patients with gas gangrene proven by positive clostridial cultures have been...
Several years ago, H. Sherwood Lawrence, MD, reported that it was possible to transfer delayed-type skin reactivity from sensitive human donors to unreactive recipients, with materials from disrupted blood leukocytes. This finding was in sharp contrast to the previous observations in guinea pigs...
In the April 25 issue of The Journal (237:1826, 1977), the LETTER "Respiratory Health and Polyvinyl Chloride Fumes" contained an error. The first complete sentence in column 3 should read as follows: Proportions with declines in FVC of 100 ml or greater, FEV1 of 100 ml or greater, FEF25-75 of...
Fat and forty is no joke for colorectal cancer victims
Early detection remains the surest way to cut the death toll from colorectal cancer, though a low fat diet may run second. Right now, only 40% to 50% of all colorectal cancer patients survive five years after detection of their cancer, but...
Most textbooks about viral diseases are written from either a clinical or laboratory point of view. Dr Evans' book provides an epidemiologic perspective of the major viral infections of man, attempting to identify links in the chain of causation where interruption will lead to control of the...
PANCREATIC retention cysts have not previously been known to cause obstructive jaundice. Recently, we observed a patient in whom a pancreatic retention cyst, located in the second portion of the duodenum, caused obstruction to bile flow.
Report of a Case
A 54-year-old man was in good health...
The title refers not to a holy day, but rather to the 300th meeting of the Osler Club of London. Six essayists undertake the customary memorial tributes, and the 1975 Fitzpatrick Lecture to the Royal College of Physicians is included. This arrangement is not so arbitrary as it may at first seem,...
A planned system of patient education is now used in more than 70 group clinics, hospitals, and other health care institutions. Essential features of this system are (1) a patient education center, (2) a patient educator, and (3) patient education programs. Structured programs are especially...
Read and print from thousands of top scholarly journals.
Continue with Facebook
Sign up with Google
Log in with Microsoft
Already have an account? Log in
Bookmark this article. You can see your Bookmarks on your DeepDyve Library.
To save an article, log in first, or sign up for a DeepDyve account if you don’t already have one.
Sign Up Log In
To subscribe to email alerts, please log in first, or sign up for a DeepDyve account if you don’t already have one.
To get new article updates from a journal on your personalized homepage, please log in first, or sign up for a DeepDyve account if you don’t already have one.