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Anyone who has ever felt the grip of motion sickness—whether on land, at sea, or in the air—has likely wondered, "Why me?".
The answer lies in the fact that some persons are more susceptible than others, says Randall Lee Kohl, PhD, staff scientist at Universities Space Research Association,...
While space adaptation syndrome is being studied, two more "firsts"—one with implications for medicine—are scheduled in space next month. At the same time, planning is under way for yet another first. It's a permanent space station, announced earlier this year and expected to be in orbit about...
The Food and Drug Administration has approved two magnetic resonance scanners, simultaneously opening a new window for the clinician in the diagnosis and management of disease and dumping a problem in the laps of the national health planning agencies.
These planning agencies, which include...
Although it is over 15 years since I left Vietnam, the memory of one of my Vietnamese patients continues to haunt me. I was one of the physicians who, under the auspices of the American Medical Association, volunteered for two months' medical service to Vietnamese civilians.
Claymore Clara was a...
To the Editor.—
In the first paragraph of his letter to the editor entitled "Preventing the Impending Doctor Glut," Dr Louria1 advanced three statements that called for comments. First, he stated that "the problem of physician maldistribution will be virtually solved within the next few years"...
To the Editor.—
A man in his late 60s awakened with severe headache and chest pain. He saw his physician, and an ECG was done, which was read as normal. The physician then asked him to take off his shirt to listen to his chest. To the physician's amazement, there was a nitroglycerin disk stuck...
Dr Nguyenle-Hieu makes some good points. I used the word few in the context of the practice of medicine over the next several generations. Perhaps the word virtually is overly optimistic, but I think it almost certain that by the year 1990 the maldistribution problem will be...
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