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One hundred seventy-eight endotracheal intubations by paramedics were reviewed prospectively during a nine-month period; 149 patients (83.7%) had medical conditions, and 29 (16.2%) had trauma. The endotracheal tube was successfully placed in 172 (96.6%); in four patients (2.2%), attempts were...
The dust jacket describes this book as "a human and scientific account of the long and continuing struggle to eradicate infectious diseases by vaccination." This description is not entirely accurate because the book deals primarily with events involved in the development, rather than the use, of...
The American Council on Transplantation (ACT), organized this fall in the hope of increasing the availability of human organs for transplantation, expects to hold its first formal meeting in January.
Gary E. Friedlaender, MD, associate professor, Department of Surgery (section on orthopedics),...
We agree partially with Dr Hanline. The price of true computers has decreased notably since we submitted our article. The purchase price of our system has decreased 40% in the last three years. Many computers are now available that could perform these functions for even less money....
To the Editor.—
Dr Cottrell and colleagues described a microcomputer for clinical application in intensive care units (1982;248:2289). Pocket computers might be more practical for hospitals that do not have resources to buy costly systems. They have been used to calculate derived cardiovascular...
At the Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, there are approximately ten recognized hepatitis B virus (HBV) infections per year in employees. The hospital's hepatitis control program costs $91,995 per year, including costs for workman's compensation, hyperimmune globulin, laboratory tests,...
Therapeutic Radiology: New Directions in Therapy is an excellent volume that will be useful to all radiation oncologists. This 520-page book is well written, well indexed, and well documented with references current through 1980, providing a useful overview of current radiotherapeutic treatment....
To the Editor.—
A recent article on medical ethics by L. R. Kass (1983; 249:1305) prompted this letter concerning the wisdom and propriety of treating demented patients.
Report of a Case.—
An 87-year-old demented woman was hospitalized with acute and chronic gastrointestinal (GI) complaints,...
To the Editor.—
We read in the QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS section on March 25, 1983, "Retinal Detachment After Cataract Removal," the case report concerning the woman who underwent cataract surgery on the left eye, suffered a retinal detachment afterward, and is now considering what is to be done...
DURING the last decade, the number and theories of birth-related legal claims have increased. This increase can be partially attributed to the availability of medical information and genetic and prenatal testing. Prenatal diagnosis through amniocentesis and related procedures during the first...
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