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Modern methods of treatment have altered profoundly the natural histories of many diseases which formerly caused prolonged, severe illness or death. In the course of these developments abnormal conditions not previously encountered have come into being or been unmasked. A great variety of syndromes, varying in degree from mild to fatal, have been recognized. These states, referred to as "diseases of medical progress," are described by Dr. Moser.
The author has attempted to produce an all-inclusive compilation of abnormalities said to result from newer therapeutic technics. To this end, he has set up categories under which are listed numerous therapeutic
Diseases of Medical Progress:. Ann Intern Med. ;53:622–623. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-53-3-622_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1960;53(3):622-623.
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