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RODENTICIDES often contain warfarin or warfarinlike compounds as their active ingredient. The anticoagulant effects of human rodenticide poisoning do not, however, necessarily mimic those of a simple warfarin effect. This article reviews a case of human rodenticide poisoning with a very...
To the Editor.—
Rosenberg and Silver1 discuss the problem of verbal abuse in medical education. As a psychiatric educator, I agree that verbal abuse demeans and demoralizes medical students and undermines their self-esteem and effectiveness.
Other stresses may also impair medical students'...
Evaluation must rest on evidence, and I am sorry that Dr Schwartz has not dealt with the evidence relevant to the Flexner report. His comments on what I might "feel" or "prefer" are grotesque. I expressly repudiate his statements.
It was inevitable that the popular Book of Lists should spawn similar efforts. Besides the many newspapers devoted to such lists, there are now two books of lists for medical doctors. This is The Medical Book of Lists, to be distinguished from the earlier The Physician's Book of Lists (JAMA...
An error occurred in the COMMENTARY entitled "The Final Epidemic: Prescriptions for Prevention," published in the Aug 3 issue of The Journal (1984; 252:635-638). The second sentence in the section entitled "Events Since the February 1980 Physicians for Social Responsibility Meeting" should have...
In this volume, Dr Shainess introduces the complexity of masochism to a broad audience. She does this by skillfully weaving clinical material together with psychodynamic understanding, elucidating and clarifying the concepts she considers with case examples.
Dr Shainess discusses the multiple...
Replacement therapy, either with transplants or artificial prosthetic devices, offers a gift of life to those with end-stage debilitating diseases. For the many with primary liver cancer, congenital metabolic deficiency, or acquired parenchymatous liver disease, a liver transplant is the only...
An error occurred in the QUESTION AND ANSWER entitled "Paper Bag Treatment of Acute Hyperventilation Syndrome," published in the April 20 issue of The Journal (1984;251:2014). The third sentence of the answer should have read as follows: "The intent of having a symptomatic hyperventilating...
Flight 2, one hour out of Honolulu over the Pacific bound for Chicago, was at 37,000 feet when the page went out over the intercom for a physician to come to the forward section of the plane: "We have an emergency."
Surrounded by flight attendants, Jack was a 57-year-old man who had become...
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