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In an age when oncogenic viruses will succumb to a newer chemotherapy, when inborn errors of metabolism will be corrected by selectively induced mutation, and when cigarettes, eggs, and table salt have been consigned by legislators to the status of hashish, the American Medical Association will probably be as vital as the dodo and its functions will have been assumed by the American Society for Artificial Internal Organs. As of now, the members of this Society form a small band numbered only in the hundreds, and the "organs" of their concern are still, for the most part, external. The Society
Transactions.. Ann Intern Med. ;59:589. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-59-4-589_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1963;59(4):589.
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