OBJECTIVE Evaluate the behavioral reputation and peer acceptance of children diagnosed and treated for brain tumors. METHOD Twenty-eight children surviving brain tumors (8-18 years of age) were compared to 28 nonchronically ill, same classroom, same gender comparison peers (COMP). Peer, teacher, and self-report data were collected. RESULTS Relative to… (More)
Year after year the Registrar-General's commentary on the mortality statistics for England and Wales contains the melancholy note, on the death rate from cancer, that this is the highest yet recorded. All forms of cancer are increasing. In this country the increase in the death rate from malignant disease is about 2 per cent, per year ; that is to say, it… (More)
1911, there have been treated by operation at the Bristol Royal Infirmary fifty-six cases of internal derangement of the knee-joint out of a total of 22,782 surgical in-patients. Of these it has been possible to obtain an after-history in forty-one instances. The total number of cases may be divided into six classes, according to the record of the condition… (More)
Until the past few years tuberculous caries of the spine has been one of the most tedious of diseases. There are considerable risks to life. According to some old authorities, about a third of the cases used to die within a few years of the onset. More recent figures are much more favourable in this respect, but the true mortality has still been as high as… (More)
" Scire est nescire, nisi id me Scire alius sciret WINTER, 1929.
The basis for the present discourse is a recent series of i?? cases of dyspepsia (not including any due to carcinoma) in which the notes were taken to a plan, nearly all examined by the X-ray screen in my presence, all verified by operation and in nearly all the after-history is known.
It is easy to obtain details as to the findings at operation, the mortality rate, and the condition of the patient a few weeks after any surgical procedure, but reliable figures collected by a disinterested observer, extending over a period of years afterwards, are few and far between, and it would be difficult, if not impossible, to obtain such guidance… (More)