TITLE

Editor's preface

PUB. DATE
August 1998
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;08/11/98, Vol. 159 Issue 3, p205
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Evaluates the practice of medicine in the 20th century. Responses to Olli Miettinen's article on the nature of evidence in medical practice; Survey of medical advances in the past century; Arthur Vineberg's surgical approach to the treatment of coronary artery disease; Need to monitor the results of medical interventions.
ACCESSION #
967538

 

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