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Medicine has for centuries been so closely interwoven with the social relations of mankind that it is, and always must remain, a social function or profession; therefore, whatever affects people economically will also affect medicine. That such a statement is true, is amply borne out by the present depression of medical activities, and at the same time by the numerous studies and publications which are being constantly brought forward, all dealing more or less with the subject of the excessive cost of medical care, and all seeking a solution of a much unsettled and debatable problem.
Contemporary medicine has not
THE USE OF LABORATORY PROCEDURES IN THE PRACTICE OF MEDICINE. Ann Intern Med. 1933;6:1344–1346. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-6-10-1344
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1933;6(10):1344-1346.
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