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Ethical objections to both the means and ends of clinical in vitro fertilization and embryo transfer, as well as of nonclinical applications, are analyzed and evaluated. Morally important but inconclusive arguments consider these procedures to be unnatural or harmful to women. The decisive...
This book is a well-written, concise but thorough, up-to-date summary of the methods of the neurological and developmental examination in the preterm and full-term neonate. The methods are organized in a practical fashion, and it is clear that the authors have spent a great deal of time in a...
The episodes of recurrent metabolic acidosis and ataxia described by Dr Catlin seem similar to the recurrent attacks noted in our case 7 and by Fuller et al1 in the two patients they described. In addition, we have received information about three other similar cases all occurring...
To the Editor.—
We would like to submit our experience concerning the failure of computed tomographic (CT) scanning to detect subdural empyema in corroboration of the recently reported observations of Ralph O. Dunker, MD, and Rashida Khakoo, MD (1981;246:1116). In their article they described...
To the Editor.—
I read the article regarding the medical intensive care services for the elderly. The authors stress the high mortality and possible irreversible damage to the quality of life associated with this type of treatment. Hospice care is proposed as perhaps a better alternative. This...
The Diabetic Retinopathy Study (DRS)1-4 was a landmark clinical trial in which intervention involved photocoagulation of one eye (randomly selected), with the fellow eye serving as an untreated control. The DRS findings demonstrated that photocoagulation for proliferative diabetic retinopathy...
To the Editor.—
I am writing in reference to the recent article entitled "Current Results and Expectations of Renal Transplantation" (1981;246: 1330), which reported the results of renal transplantation at large transplant centers. At Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC, we...
When Howard Franklin Conn, MD, died April 17 at the age of 73, he was in the unique situation of having two distinct but equally enviable reputations.
Locally, he was perhaps the best-known citizen of Uniontown, a historic (dating to an 18th century frontier fort) county seat community of about...
This textbook is designed to be a "compact, concise, single volume... clinically oriented working text" for all physicians. This is an ambitious and worthwhile goal.
The book includes brief chapters on pathophysiology and cutaneous diagnosis, in addition to more than 1,000 pages devoted to...
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