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The JAMA issues for November 1986 contained articles concerning cholesterol lowering and reduction of heart disease. There seems to be a consensus that lowering total cholesterol and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels and raising high-density lipoprotein cholesterol...
Discontinuation of mechanical ventilation is too frequently difficult and frustrating for the patient and the clinician alike. With the view that expeditious withdrawal of mechanical support is often a mirror-image exercise requiring reversal of the factors that led to respiratory failure, we...
Academic physicians today have many complex roles—including teacher, researcher, provider of patient care, administrator, and counselor. Yet it is only in clinical work that many academic physicians have been fully trained. This useful volume reviews the entire range of responsibilities of the...
To clarify the financial incentives for hospitals to prevent nosocomial infections, we analyzed 9423 nosocomial infections identified in 169526 admissions selected randomly from the adult admissions to a random sample of US hospitals. By classifying each admission into a baseline diagnosis...
ONE OF the more engrossing medical consultations of the 19th century began when Tom spied Huck ambling down the road swinging a dead cat. Curiosity getting the better of him too, Tom asked the obvious question and learned that what dead cats "is good for" are to "cure warts with." But warts...
This volume was developed from a symposium entitled "Women in Leadership Roles" that was held at the 1984 annual meeting of the American Psychiatric Association. It is edited by two proved leaders in psychiatry— Leah Dickstein, MD, associate dean and associate professor of psychiatry at the...
To the Editor.—
The recent report by Bloom et al1 argues against the hypothesis that obesity may protect certain hypertensive patients against cardiovascular disease. Most of the points are well taken; however, I differ with their jaundiced interpretation of the results of our studies...
Walking to the morgue, I couldn't help thinking of a friend of mine who recently lost a child at term, a tragedy for him and his wife. For weeks the effects of this loss worked on him and changed him; he buried himself deeper in his work and lost, along with the child, his remarkable sense of...
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