J. HOWARD MEANS, M.D., F.A.C.P.
It is a great pleasure, ladies and gentlemen, for me to address the College once more on a subject long dear to me—the thyroid. The justification for attempting so comprehensive an approach in so short a time is that, because I am older than most of you, I can perhaps give a perspective in depth which those of you who have come into the field more recently cannot have got by personal experience.
As far as I can recall, I first met the thyroid when I was a freshman in Harvard College in 1904. In an elementary course in anatomy,
J. HOWARD MEANS. OUR GROWING UNDERSTANDING OF THYROID FUNCTION AND ITS CLINICAL APPLICATION(OUR GROWING UNDERSTANDING OF THYROID FUNCTION AND ITS CLINICAL APPLICATION*). Ann Intern Med. 1957;47:853–860. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-47-5-853
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1957;47(5):853-860.
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