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—To identify the frequency of violent television commercials aired during major league baseball playoffs, traditionally thought to be a family-oriented viewing time.
Design and Setting.
—All 6 World Series games...
To the Editor.
—We read with interest Dr Alexander's Clinical Crossroads, which discussed a 36-year-old woman recuperating from a stroke,1 but we are surprised that, despite advising the patient to increase activities at home, including resumption of her sex life,...
Bibliomed Gastroenterology CD-ROM, sponsored by the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG), is a helpful educational and research tool. It provides a comprehensive reference library for thousands of gastroenterology citations from hundreds of international journals over the past 10...
CLINICAL STUDIES have shown that cholesterol-lowering drugs—such as the statin class of pharmaceuticals—can dramatically reduce the risks of myocardial infarction (MI) and mortality from heart disease. Accumulating evidence suggests that these agents do more than just lower cholesterol...
One hundred years ago Gustan Killian, a German physician, successfully used a primitive bronchoscope to remove a small piece of bone from the right main-stem bronchus of a 63-year-old timber sawyer with dyspnea and hemoptysis.1,2 An electric headlight provided illumination for the rigid...
It has been known for more than 50 years that the blood pressure (BP) of hypertensive patients measured in a medical setting such as a physician's office tends to be higher than in other settings.1 With the introduction of noninvasive ambulatory BP monitoring, researchers showed that...
This thoughtful book is a literate and troubled search for the lost soul of doctoring. It feels as though the author could not restrain himself from spilling onto paper what he had observed as the paradoxes and contradictions, the triumphs and tragedies, of the practice of healing....
This interesting book closely examines mental health services in the Persian Gulf War. Many of the chapter authors and editors were active participants and, as a result, give a knowledgeable, graphic, and comprehensive operational account.
The book has three sections. The first,...
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