STUART MUDD, M.D.
As one whose principal concern has long been with the understanding and control of infectious disease, and who has now reached the period for which the chapter heading appropriately might be "Retrospect and Prospect," I must confess to a great deal of personal conflict. The Retrospect over the history of infectious disease for the past ninety years, indeed contains much to justify a feeling of gratifying achievement. The Prospect is a little grim. Could it be that we physicians in our intense preoccupation with the technical problems of our profession have been inadequately aware of some broader implications? May our
MUDD S. Too Many People. Ann Intern Med. ;61:365–367. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-61-2-365
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1964;61(2):365-367.
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