Charles J Mankin

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In 1982, members of the Musculoskeletal Tumor Society, representing sixteen centers for the treatment of bone and soft-tissue cancer, compiled data regarding the hazards associated with 329 biopsies of primary malignant musculoskeletal sarcomas. The investigation showed troubling rates of error in diagnosis and technique, which resulted in complications and(More)
At the Academic Orthopaedic Society meeting in San Francisco on November 8 and 9, 1996, the membership addressed the issue of ethics and industry in an academic setting. Using a Delphi panel technique, they arrived at a definition of conflict of interest, and 41 separate points of acceptable and unacceptable behavior related to gifts, research awards, and(More)
The Academic Orthopaedic Society met in April 1994 to discuss manpower issues in orthopaedics. The members developed an approach using the Delphi system to define and obtain consensus on the characteristics of the ideal residency. Six categories of educational attributes were included: General; Clinical Management; Skills and Technical Aspects;(More)
NOTICE: The project that is the subject of this report was approved by the Governing Board of the National Research Council, whose members are drawn from the councils of the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, and the Institute of Medicine. The members of the committee responsible for the report were chosen for their special(More)
In order to determine the content of a journal collection responsive to both user needs and space and dollar constraints, quantitative measures of the use of a 647-title collection have been related to space and cost requirements to develop objective criteria for a dynamic collection for the Treadwell Library at the Massachusetts General Hospital, a large(More)
Librarians are being urged to conduct research as one of their professional responsibilities. Many librarians, however, avoid research, because they believe it is beyond their capabilities or resources. This paper discusses the importance of conducting applied research-research directed toward solving practical problems. The paper describes how one library(More)
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