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Generations of house officers have stretched their pockets with copies of the original spiral manual, the Washington University Manual of Medical Therapeutics. The new generation can no longer use pockets, but needs instead a knapsack to carry around a series that has grown to 28 volumes. One of...
PHYSICIANS are frequently consulted about the advisability and perioperative management of noncardiac surgery in patients with heart disease. The risks in patients with coronary artery disease have been extensively studied, whereas other types of heart disease, perhaps because of their more...
Recently announced clinical applications for the evoked potential (EP) indicate that still more computerized devices are in the offing for hospitals and physicians' offices.
Sensitive, objective, and noninvasive, the EP is beginning to play a large part in diagnostic, prognostic, and monitoring...
BECAUSE tularemia is endemic among wild animals, human infections occur primarily among hunters and outdoorsmen. For this reason, physicians sometimes discount tularemia as a cause of fever in patients who deny exposure to rabbits or ticks. Some domestic animals, however, may acquire tularemia...
This anthology examines the principle of justice and attempts to trace its implications for health care. The first of three sections contains four essays, which discuss the historical and conceptual backgrounds of the principle of justice. Section 2 is concerned with applying the principle of...
To the Editor.—
We take issue with the COMMENTARY "Who Should Be Doing Gastrointestinal Endoscopy?" by Melvin Schapiro, MD (1981; 245:577). Dr Schapiro's criteria will clearly limit all endoscopy to gastroenterologists and general surgeons.
Colon cancer is increasing in the elderly, and...
In 1978, acute appendicitis care was reviewed by studying 2,375 cases from 74% of all hospitals in Wisconsin outside the greater Milwaukee area. The mortality was 0.17% and the wound complication rate was 5.3%. A normal appendix report was noted in 14% of all cases; female patients accounted for...
The COMMENTARY "Who Should Be Doing Gastrointestinal Endoscopy?" was intended to address the problem of untrained persons attempting fiberoptic endoscopy on patients when expertise is available. The value of flexible sigmoidoscopy as a screening tool for colon cancer is not disputed....
We monitored benzodiazepine prescribing in a family medicine center for two years. A total of 1,886 prescriptions were written for four benzodiazepines in the following order of frequency: diazepam, chlordiazepoxide, oxazepam, clorazepate. The most frequent diagnostic indications were anxiety...
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