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A Future for Preventive Medicine.

A Future for Preventive Medicine. 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 In the third member of the series of monographs sponsored by the New York Academy of Medicine, Committee on Medicine and the Changing Order, Stieglitz writes a forceful and provocative essay on the changing emphases on preventive medicine. His view of the field is not confined to the activities of health agencies but reaches far into education, research and all the health-building efforts which he terms "constructive medicine." The main theme of the essay is the need for changing the disproportionate attention, in the present modes of approach, given to the wholesale preventive measures directed against environmental threats. Individualized protection is needed at all ages, whereas at present its use is practically confined to obstetrics and pediatrics. More than one third of the book is taken up by a review, with charts, of the well known changes in vital statistics over the last forty years, the aging of the population http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Neurology & Psychiatry American Medical Association

A Future for Preventive Medicine.

Archives of Neurology & Psychiatry , Volume 55 (5) – May 1, 1946

A Future for Preventive Medicine.

Abstract

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 In the third member of the series of monographs sponsored by the New York Academy of Medicine, Committee on Medicine and the Changing Order, Stieglitz writes a forceful and provocative essay on the changing emphases on preventive medicine. His view of the field is not confined to the activities of health agencies but reaches far into education,...
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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1946 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0096-6754
DOI
10.1001/archneurpsyc.1946.02300160121010
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Abstract

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 In the third member of the series of monographs sponsored by the New York Academy of Medicine, Committee on Medicine and the Changing Order, Stieglitz writes a forceful and provocative essay on the changing emphases on preventive medicine. His view of the field is not confined to the activities of health agencies but reaches far into education, research and all the health-building efforts which he terms "constructive medicine." The main theme of the essay is the need for changing the disproportionate attention, in the present modes of approach, given to the wholesale preventive measures directed against environmental threats. Individualized protection is needed at all ages, whereas at present its use is practically confined to obstetrics and pediatrics. More than one third of the book is taken up by a review, with charts, of the well known changes in vital statistics over the last forty years, the aging of the population

Journal

Archives of Neurology & PsychiatryAmerican Medical Association

Published: May 1, 1946

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