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To the Editor.
—Health insurance companies and their managers or administrators in our area have taken up the practice of calling the attending physician, allegedly to get information on why a patient whom they insure needs to be in the hospital, but in actuality, to pressure the physician for...
BASKETBALL RATES a lot of attention from many Americans now and for the next few months. But there are some young people who had better limit their interest to watching the sport and not even think about playing it lest they literally risk sudden death.
Physicians have long known that...
This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract THE MOST IMPORTANT thing that "this committee can do for the Food and Drug Administration [FDA] is to provide guidance in managing conflict of interest...
—An error occurred in the Original Contribution entitled "High Risk of Active Tuberculosis in HIV-Infected Drug Users With Cutaneous Anergy," published in the July 22/29, 1992, issue of THE JOURNAL (1992;268:504-509). In Table 1 on page 506, the range of CD4+ T-lymphocytes, in cells ×109/L,...
AS THE health care cost and access crises deepen,1 and with the arrival of a new administration in Washington, health insurance reform looks increasingly inevitable. However, despite widespread recognition that change is needed, many fear that reform will lead to increased regulation, a decline...
The last decade has witnessed the continued growth and evolution of medical ethics into a mainstream medical discipline, and paralleling this maturation is an increasing array of textbooks. Clinical Ethics, now in its third edition, has successfully spanned that decade to become one of the most...
To the Editor.
—I was pleased initially to see the recent article on the NPDB1 in JAMA. I thought I might finally be informed of the details of the function and operation of what many physicians consider a "Big Brother" approach to monitoring the practice of medicine. While it is certainly a...
— We concur with Dr Goffen's concern about the "remarkable variability" of reporting of adverse actions and malpractice payments on physicians throughout the United States. Indeed, much of the variability in the observed rates derives from the variability in practices relating to...
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