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ON MARCH 7, 1983, federal regulations were promulgated that pertained to the hospital care of newborn infants with handicaps. They specified mandatory aspects of patient care, set up a hotline reporting mechanism for putative offenders, and suggested penalties for hospitals found not in...
Abstract One of the benefits of having a job as editor of a peer review medical journal is the fact that the editor gets to see research data literally before anyone else in the world, except for the researchers themselves. This is a rare privilege. While in theory all of the 75 or so major...
Vascular Radionuclide Imaging:
A Clinical Atlas is a slender volume that deals with many aspects of cardiovascular nuclear medicine. The first chapter is a superficial, three-page discourse on clinical aspects of thromboembolism, peripheral vascular disease, disease of the aorta, portal...
The literature has been replete with the staid standard textbooks of gynecology. Here, indeed, is a book not only written about and in part by women, but also beautifully dedicated to two women—the authors' wives. Besides the usual chapters on anatomy, reproduction, endocrinology, and...
To determine whether on-site physician staffing changed test and procedure use and improved patient outcome in a community hospital intensive care unit (ICU), we studied all ICU admissions for matched periods before and after the staffing change. Compared with the 463 year-1 patients, the 491...
To the Editor.—
In response to the recent article, "Evidence for Self-Selection Among HMO Enrollees,"1 The National Industry Council for HMO Development would like JAMA's readers to be aware that it is addressing this issue to obtain more conclusive data.
The council comprises 35 employer,...
Very T ery little optimism emerged from a panel discussion entitled "AIDS [acquired immunodeficiency syndrome] Therapeutic Trials and Alternative Treatments" at the recent annual meeting of the American Association of Physicians for Human Rights, held in Chicago.
Panel members Paul Volberding,...
Placing the omentum on the brain surface by surgical transposition or transplantation will result in the development of numerous neovascular connections between these two structures. This phenomenon occurs even in the absence of cerebral ischemia, which raised the question as to whether an...
The New York City Commissioner of Health has one of the toughest public health jobs in the United States. Reading about the experience of the commissioner and the New York City Department of Health can be useful for public health professionals in large cities everywhere.
The author worked with...
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