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The authors tested the validity of an evaluation procedure designed to measure the effects of university-organized continuing medical education (CME) courses on participants' prescribing behavior. They sought to substantiate the participating physicians' self-reported intentions of changing their behavior and self-reported behavior changes by comparing(More)
Congenital absence of a main pulmonary artery to one lung is a well-documented anomaly (Fraentzel, 1868; Miller, 1937; Blalock, 1948; Findlay and Maier, 1951; Madoff, Gaensler, and Strieder, 1952) and its association with unilateral cystic lung disease was emphasized in particular by Mannix and Haight (1955) and by Steinberg (1958). According to Madoff and(More)
The benzodiazepine prescribing habits of 64 maritime doctors were studied through collection and examination of carbon copies of all prescriptions over a 22 week period. Diazepam was the most frequently prescribed anxiolytic benzodiazepine, followed by chlordiazepoxide, then oxazepam. These three drugs accounted for almost 60% of all benzodiazepine(More)