TITLE

Author's reply

AUTHOR(S)
Umapathi, T.
PUB. DATE
May 2003
SOURCE
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;May2003, Vol. 74 Issue 5, p692
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Responds to a criticism on the journalistic practice of labelling well recognized medical conditions by acronyms or by recently invented names. Proliferation of medical terms referring to similar if not identical conditions; Aim of unifying various names in literature which in essence refer to an anterior curvature of the spine.
ACCESSION #
10077789

 

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