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Some laymen enjoy a good ball game. Others enjoy a ringside seat at quarrels of the medical family. For this audience Dr. Lasagna has written a lively account of such famous tussles as Dr. A. C. Ivy vs. the conventional cancer chemotherapists, the analysts vs. Dr. Percival Bailey, Senator Kefauver vs. the drug companies, and Hoxsey vs. the Food and Drug Administration. The "dilemmas" he describes are by no means all dilemmas in our time; what physician will pause in a sweat of indecision as to what views to hold on cupping, puerperal fever, homeopathy, Galen, and Mary Baker Eddy?
The Doctors' Dilemmas.. Ann Intern Med. 1962;56:814. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-56-5-814_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1962;56(5_Part_1):814.
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