R. M. Shaw, R. A. Bowen, G. E. Paget's All Heal. A Medical and Social Miscellany PDF

By R. M. Shaw, R. A. Bowen, G. E. Paget

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B. (1940). J. Bone Jt. Surg. 22, 92, 916. Gordon-Taylor, G. (1948). Ann. R. Coll. Surg. Engl. 2, 60 Moynihan, B. (1928). Addresses on Surgical Subjects. Philadelphia & London, p . 215. Smithers, D. W. (i960). A Clinical Prospect of the Cancer Problem. Edinburgh & London, p. 150 [47] The Drift and Dissolution of Language MACDONALD CRITCHLEY CBE, MD 22 September 1964 Medicine owes to Hughlings Jackson the inceptive glimpses into the psychology of expressive disorders. His first reflections upon this subject appeared in print just a century ago (Jackson 1864).

As the cause of cancer is unknown, it cannot be said with complete accuracy what effect an accident at work had on the Cancer: Patient's Viewpoint and Clinician s Problems 33 course if the disease. But a just assessment can be arrived at in almost every case if the available evidence is scrutinized with impartiality in the light of our knowledge of the natural history of cancer and with the law of probability as applied to the population as a whole. The Clinicians Problems Before considering the technical management of cancer it may be of interest to refer briefly to the social aspects of the disease.

Such limitations may be due to a lack of long-term experience, but mostly they are due to confusion of thought and lack of a strict surgical discipline. A common example is surgery of breast cancer. Much has been made of the controversy between 'radical mastectomy' and 'simple mastectomy and radiotherapy', but this has only led to greater confusion and has certainly retarded progress. The figures put forward as evidence for the achievement of simple mastectomy and radiotherapy are not convincing, sometimes misleading and when looked at critically meaningless, as the material compared is in fact not comparable.

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