LEWELLYS F. BARKER, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Some of you may be wondering how anyone connected with the Johns Hopkins Hospital dare say anything in public about the later life of man in view of the commotion aroused by our great internist, the late Dr. Osler, some years ago through his semi-serious, semi-jocular remarks upon the ages of forty and sixty; but the chairman .of our Program Committee, Dr. George W. Crile, whose word is law, has assigned to me as a topic "The Senile Patient", and I must take the risk!
With your permission, I shall interpret the term "senile patient" as
BARKER LF. The Senile Patient1. Ann Intern Med. 1933;6:1125–1135. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-6-9-1125
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1933;6(9):1125-1135.
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