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Neither a textbook nor a comprehensive practical guide, Legal Medicine 1982 nonetheless will serve well many needs of students and practitioners in both the legal and health care professions.
The usual topics, of course, appear—malpractice, informed consent, abortion, and defining death—but with...
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Exercise-associated amenorrhea (EAA) has been associated with the endurance activities of distance running,1 ballet,2 and competitive swimming.3 We want to add our findings regarding weight training to this list.
All female participants at the Pacific Northwest Body Building...
This soft-cover multiauthored book presents the state of the science and also the art of psychiatric treatments. It is a comprehensive treatise that documents the extensive progress of recent years in the field of psychiatric treatment. In many respects, this volume is a complimentary book to...
That is a choice some terminally ill patients are making, and hypnosis can be the far better alternative, says Wallace L. LaBaw, MD, of Denver, who has treated dozens of such patients over the past decade. He tells of the woman, for example, who "drove her little daughter...
At the end of World War II, under impetus supplied by enthusiasts such as Howard Rusk, rehabilitation as a specialty area in the practice of medicine seemed to hold great promise. Unfortunately, during a period of great technical advance in the surgical treatment of crippling diseases and...
"The X he advantage of human insulin? It may be less immunogenic than animal insulins. It may be the drug of choice for the subpopulation of diabetics that becomes allergic to animal insulins."
So concluded Philip Fireman, MD, of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine at the 11th...
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A 23-year-old medical student saw his dog (a puppy) suddenly collapse. He started external cardiac massage and a mouth-to-nose ventilation effort. Moments later, the dog died, and the student felt nauseated, vomited, and lost consciousness. On the patient's arrival at the...
From the birth to the death process, and at many points in between, hypnosis continues to be a valuable adjunctive therapeutic tool.
But it is only an adjunct, emphasized speaker after speaker at the recent meeting of the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis in Denver. With that caveat, the...
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I was greatly impressed by the interesting article entitled "The Impact of Dementia on the Family" by Rabins et al in JAMA (1982;248:333), which outlined the severe strain the families of senile patients undergo. It is important that physicians understand how much help they can...
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