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The Politics Underlying the Provision of and Changes in Pathology and Laboratory Services in the United States During the Roaring Twenties.
  • James R. Wright
  • Medicine
    Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine
  • 3 May 2016
TLDR
The Roaring Twenties was the time when the practice of pathology and laboratory medicine evolved into what the authors recognize today.
Virgil's Pastoral Programme: Theocritus, Callimachus and Eclogue 1
  • James R. Wright
  • History
    Proceedings of the Cambridge Philological Society
  • 1983
This study has a limited aim. It is to expand as fully as possible one aspect of Eclogue 1. The aspect concerned covers Virgil's description of the nature of his pastoral poetry, its inspiration both
The American College of Surgeons, Minimum Standards for Hospitals, and the Provision of High-Quality Laboratory Services.
  • James R. Wright
  • Medicine
    Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine
  • 27 April 2017
TLDR
The birth and implementation of this program exemplifies how a consultative approach with full engagement of grassroots stakeholders facilitated a voluntary, rapid, sweeping North America-wide change-management process.
Albert C. Broders' paradigm shifts involving the prognostication and definition of cancer.
  • James R. Wright
  • Medicine
    Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine
  • 30 October 2012
TLDR
The history of tumor grading and the concept of "carcinoma in situ" are examined and the role of Albert C. Broders, MD, and others in these discoveries are explored.
Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Support for the American Expeditionary Forces by the US Army Medical Corps During World War I.
TLDR
The scope of pathology and laboratory medicine services in World War I and the value these services brought to the war effort are described and the British and German approaches are contrasted.
A Fresh Look at the History of SIDS
TLDR
The incidence of SIDS deaths decreased sharply in the early 1990s after implementing public awareness programs addressing risk factors such as prone sleeping position and exposure to smoking.
Prevalence, Morphology, Embryogenesis, and Diagnostic Utility of Umbilical Cord Vitelline Vascular Remnants
  • James R. Wright
  • Medicine, Biology
    Pediatric and developmental pathology : the…
  • 12 December 2018
The objective of this study is to better understand embryonic vitelline vascular remnants in the umbilical cord, to assess their prevalence, to categorize their morphology, and then finally to
Sins of our fathers: two of The Four Doctors and their roles in the development of techniques to permit covert autopsies.
  • James R. Wright
  • Medicine
    Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine
  • 1 December 2009
TLDR
The evidence suggests that Kelly developed and published 3 arm's length methods for covert autopsies while a resident in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and that both Kelly and Osler pioneered the use of these methods in the 1880s, which appears to have initiated the 2 doctors' long professional relationship.
Underrecognition of pathologist contributions to articles published in a major multidisciplinary medical journal.
TLDR
It is concluded that important intellectual contributions of pathologists are underrecognized and suggest that the scientific credibility of pathology data is in doubt when pathologists do not take on full responsibility of authorship or are not acknowledged as contributors.
Time study of clinical and nonclinical workload in pathology and laboratory medicine.
TLDR
It is confirmed that activities not directly involved with patient care, such as administration, quality assurance, teaching, research, and professional development, typically occupy 40% to 50% of a laboratory physician's time.
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