DWIGHT O'HARA, F.A.C.P.
Many of you are familiar with a series of articles now being printed in the New England Journal of Medicine under the heading, "Fifty Years of Medical Progress." A subheading appears with each article which places its treatment in one of two categories: medicine as a science, or medicine as a social instrument. This differentiation provides a helpful approach for many of the subjects with which we concern ourselves. Within such a classification, industrial health may be considered as a social instrument as well as a science, and it is with this viewpoint that I undertake its present consideration.
O'HARA D. THE MEETING-PLACE FOR INDUSTRIAL HEALTH1. Ann Intern Med. ;36:565–570. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-36-2-565
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1952;36(2_Part_2):565-570.
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