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Scientific Freedom and Public Interest
In a country like the United States with a highly educated population, an active press, and diversity of culture and opinion, openness is both possible and indispensable in considering the implications of a subject like biomedical research. This is...
In the ORIGINAL CONTRIBUTION "Protection Against Endometrial Carcinoma by Combination-Product Oral Contraceptives," published in the Jan 22/29 issue of The Journal (1982;247:475-477), it was stated on page 477, in the second full paragraph in the center column, that "Kaufman et al1 analyzed data...
Specialists who cannot see the forest for the trees and family physicians who cannot see the trees are both in error, yet Dr Gillette's comments about "orientation" and "specific education" are incorrect. Pediatricians do not lack specific education in behavioral medicine and family...
This book is the second major volume on pesticide toxicology written by Dr Hayes. His Toxicology of Pesticides (Williams and Wilkins Co, 1975) elaborated basic methods of toxicological investigation and demonstrated how these could be applied to the assessment of pesticide hazards. Pesticides...
This handsomely bound, abundantly illustrated, well-formatted, conveniently sized book is an excellent text for medical personnel not specializing in echocardiography. Its 15 chapters present individual topics from the point of view of the separate authors, who are recognized experts. Although...
To the Editor.—
As a senior medical student interested in pediatrics, I was disturbed by the comments of Dr Silver. It is professional sycophancy for a pediatrician to compare the effects of physical and psychological violence observed in abused children with the admittedly sobering...
To the Editor.—
I am writing in response to the article by Dr Silver. As a 1977 medical school graduate and as a survivor of internship, I think that I can, unequivocally, agree that medical student abuse does exist. From my experiences I believe that it is alive and well not only in medical...
Though thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) is not a common disorder, having an estimated annual incidence of one per million population, it merits attention.1 First, it afflicts those in the prime of life between the third and fourth decade. Second, it generally runs a fulminant course...
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