PHILIP S. SMITH, M.D., F.A.C.P.
No apology will be made for bringing to your attention a subject so frequently discussed in recent years as hyperthyroidism. Until the essential facts, both physiologic and pathologic, are more completely understood, the theme is not inappropriate for further study.
The caption of the paper suggests the limitations of the subject to be considered. That a well-defined and advanced hyperthyroidism presents no difficulty in diagnosis is indicated by the fact that pupil nurses frequently classify the patient upon admission to the hospital before the preliminary notes are made by the interns. In these patients thorough clinical investigation merely confirms the
SMITH PS. Mild Hyperthyroidism and the Neuroses1. Ann Intern Med. 1931;4:1460–1468. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-4-11-1460
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1931;4(11):1460-1468.
Endocrine and Metabolism, Thyroid Disorders.
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