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Four distinguished obstetrician-gynecologists from Australia have authored this book, aimed at medical students, nurses, and general practitioners. As indicated in the preface, a middle course has been chosen between a specialized monograph and a brief general text. Therefore, the book is most...
Two circumstances—the fact that cigarette smoking is the single largest preventable cause of disease and death in the country1 and the rapid development of a new body of knowledge concerning the addictive process—combine to provide an unparalleled opportunity for American medicine to fulfill its...
To the Editor.—
The Journal published an article entitled "Estimates of Physician Requirements for 1990 for the Specialties of Neurology, Anesthesiology, Nuclear Medicine, Pathology, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and Radiology."1
The American College of Radiology (ACR) has had a...
The neurotoxicity of vincristine sulfate, a commonly used antineoplastic agent, has been well described. A literature review failed to reveal any absolute contraindications to the initial use of vincristine. We describe two patients with nodular sclerosing Hodgkin's disease in whom a rapidly...
Physicians apparently continue to be right up at the front of the nonsmoking brigades.
In the United States, only 14% of physicians are now smokers, says Jeremiah Stamler, MD, of Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago. Stamler points particularly to a study by James E. Enstrom, PhD, of...
HYPONATREMIA in psychiatric patients is found infrequently, but it may represent a medical emergency with an occasionally lethal outcome.1 Once gastrointestinal tract sodium loss, adrenal gland insufficiency, renal disease, congestive heart failure, hepatic cirrhosis, or use of diuretics are...
"N. W. is a 42-year-old white male who received the diagnosis of squamous cell carcinoma of the lung two years prior to this hospital admission after presenting to his physician's office with complaints of blood-tinged sputum and shortness of breath. His physical exam revealed...."
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