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One hundred fifty consecutive, first-visit, general medical patients were simply and inexpensively screened by questionnaire, personal inquiry, and physical examination for drug and alcohol abuse. Seventeen (11.3%) currently used psychoactive drugs, excluding alcohol, and ten (6.7%) used drugs...
IN MARCH 1975, several consumer organizations petitioned the Food and Drug Administration, requesting that written information containing pertinent warnings be included with certain prescription drugs. Following solicitation of comments from interested persons (American Medical Association and...
Physicians faced with patient complaints about the often intolerable pain of vascular headache, whether migraine, cluster, or a combination of the two, will be interested in a progress report from the field of cryosurgery.
Cryotherapy for vascular headache, consisting of freezing of various...
To the Editor.—
We read the report of Arlan L. Rosenbloom, MD, and John I. Malone, MD (240:2462, 1978), concerning six diabetic children in whom ketone reagent strip failure resulted in a misdiagnosis of gastroenteritis instead of what proved to be diabetic ketoacidosis. A reply by the...
Dietary Guidelines is a hospital manual designed to aid physicians, dietitians, nurses, and other paramedical personnel in the nutritional treatment of infants and children. The concise presentation of the principles of pediatric nutrition in health and disease is drawn from the extensive...
To the Editor.—
After reading the article on the tricyclic antidepressants in The Journal, I must add my comments. First, the prescribing information was not specific enough and also needs an important precaution included. When proceeding beyond the dosage equivalent of 150 mg/day of...
An error appeared in the book review "Thalidomide Revisited" published in the May 18 issue of The Journal (241:2208-2209, 1979). On page 2209, the second sentence of the second full paragraph in the first column should read as follows: "These include strict regulation of drugs, expanded methods...
To the Editor.—
I am concerned that the case of bronchogenic carcinoma described by Gerald J. Vosika, MD (241:594, 1979), may have been a malignant lymphoma—probably a diffuse histiocytic lymphoma in view of the potential confusion with a large cell bronchogenic carcinoma. In my opinion, it is...
Dr Cohen-Cole interprets our use of the term "neurotic" as an endorsement of a diagnostic and classification system. We use the terms "neurotic," "reactive," and "minor depressive syndrome" because we believe that they are more easily recognized by nonpsychiatric practitioners than a...
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