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—More than 100 potential risk factors for CHD have been reported. My article focused on 17 promising new risk factors that have therapeutic implications. I agree with Drs Stetson and Schrodt that psychosocial risk factors are promising as is the association...
AUTHORS OF SCIENTIFIC articles have an obligation to obtain informed consent of patients before the publication of data by which those patients can be identified. The purpose of this procedure is to maintain the efficacy and dignity of the individual. The challenge is to avoid the...
—Interest in home-visitation services as a way of improving maternal and child outcomes has grown out of the favorable results of a trial in semirural New York. The findings have not been replicated in other populations....
The reference literature of medicine includes lots of books that you can hardly pick up, but not many that you have trouble putting down again. Here we have a work on medical terminology that not merely invites but virtually demands sustained perusal, even though the entries are set out...
To the Editor.
—Dr Hoeg1 omitted one of the most important risk factors for all cardiovascular diseases, CHD included. Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is today's sleeping giant. The incidence of OSA is reported at 25% among middle-aged men and 9% among middle-aged...
Two articles1,2 in the Controversies section of this issue of THE JOURNAL explore the important issue of obtaining informed consent for publication when a scientific article contains identifying information about an individual.
See also pp 624 and 628.
—An increase in the recreational use of personal watercraft (PWC) raises concern about an increase in associated injuries on a national level.
—To estimate the relative frequency, types of injury, and...
Not too long ago, conventional wisdom held that gastric acid secretion declined as part of the normal aging process. This notion prevailed even though it seemed inconsistent with the increased incidence of peptic ulcer known to accompany advancing age.1 Within the past decade, the...
To the Editor.
—The Editorial1 on the quality of medical information on the Internet raises many valid points. As someone who has both reflex sympathetic dystrophy and systemic lupus erythematosus, I am concerned about the quality of information that I gather about...
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