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Nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) has generated more excitement and more confusion in the medical community than any other new technology in recent memory. Nuclear magnetic resonance has been applied to certain areas of clinical imaging where it competes favorably with computed tomography (CT)...
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The finding of Kaufman et al1 that the Dalkon Shield is associated with a 6.5-fold higher risk of pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) compared with copper-bearing intrauterine (contraceptive) devices (IUDs) and a 3.7-fold higher risk compared with the Lippes Loop is curious in...
The American Association of Blood Banks (AABB) is setting up a free information service to assist physicians who have patients requiring bone marrow transplants.
Bone marrow transplantation centers seeking donors for specific patients are asked to provide data on a form that the AABB will...
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I would like to congratulate Dr Ende1 for his excellent article on feedback in medical education. Distinguishing feedback from evaluation is a concept that has significant practical benefit. As an active member of a large teaching service, I have already had the opportunity to...
Many medical writers hold dear and cite often the advice quoted above. However, in their zeal to obey they neglect to notice that like all advice ("Buy tax-free municipal bonds!"), it is more appropriate in some cases than in others. They also fail to acknowledge that the esteemed authorities...
This book successfully presents common diseases of the ear in the form of case presentations, which should make it especially appealing to nursing students, recent nursing graduates, and other paramedicals. The case presentation style is used in many nursing school curricula and would be...
We set out to compare the Dalkon Shield with other IUDs because there was a specific hypothesis concerning this device. It is correct that there were more total Saf-T-Coil users; however, when the Dalkon Shield is contrasted with the Saf-T-Coil, the age-adjusted relative risk...
Mr Schechter's response is appreciated. There is less disagreement in philosophy than he perceives. I neither justified nor defended the working conditions of present or past house officers. Neither did I argue for or against salary or other forms of compensation. Rather, the need is...
Biomedical research, even in times of unprecedented budgetary deficit, still has some clout compared with other federal health efforts.
Alone among the agencies of the Public Health Service, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) expects a 2% increase—$89,118,000 in all—over its present budget...
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