Current Thought in Four Areas Of Medical Practice Reported
At the American Medical Association's Clinical Convention in Philadelphia, some 300 physicians reported and discussed —through lectures, symposia, films, and scientific exhibits— recent developments in medical practice. Registration, when completed, was expected to total more than 3,000 physicians.This week, in the first of a series of reports on the convention, JAMA Medical News interviews the participants in convention panels on four widely varied areas of practic— genetics, pediatrics, otology, and orthopedics.
Improper Formula May Endanger Premature Infant
It is within the realm of common practice to accept any available formula for the initial feeding of the premature... Physicians must come to realize that very real, though wide, limits do exist."Serious consequences in terms of neonate mortality, morbidity, and future growth can result with improper choice of formula, a Philadelphia pediatrician told colleagues at the 19th annual Clinical Convention