This content is PDF only. Please click on the PDF icon to access.
The first of these reports, NBS Special Publication 345-2, includes the views, in brief, of federal science agencies and of the health divisions of HEW on the present use of metric units in their jurisdictions and of the probable impact on them of complete metrication.
The second, NBS Special Publication 345-12, includes very short summaries of testimony on the desirability of metrication from the American Medical Association, the American Pharmaceutical Association, the American Veterinary Medical Association, the American Dental Association, the American Dietetic Association, and other groups in health services and sciences.
Neither report discusses metrication in medicine in any
U.S. Metric Study Interim Report: Federal Government Civilian Agencies.U.S. Metric Study Interim Report: Testimony Of Nationally Representative Groups.. Ann Intern Med. 1972;76:338–339. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-76-2-338_2
Download citation file:
Published: Ann Intern Med. 1972;76(2):338-339.
Copyright © 2018 American College of Physicians. All Rights Reserved.
Print ISSN: 0003-4819 | Online ISSN: 1539-3704
Conditions of Use