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|In this groundbreaking book, Atul Gawande makes a compelling argument for the checklist, which he believes to be the most promising method available in surmounting failure.|
|Do not ask what the Government can do for you. Ask why it doesn't. - Kocher, |
Gerhard Do not forget: in medicine, there are more important things than life and
death: dollars and cents. - Kocher, Gerhard A good health policy is based on
|that most of these deaths would be preventable with a better system of public |
health organization and administration. ... If every child in the State of Indiana
does not secure a good common school education it is the fault of the child or of
its parents. But if the dissemination of learning is important, how much more
important is the protection of life itself—particularly of the child life of this great ...
There is no profession in which there is more of the spirit of altruism than in that of
|Documents the story of how scientists took cells from an unsuspecting descendant of freed slaves and created a human cell line that has been kept alive indefinitely, enabling discoveries in such areas as cancer research, in vitro ...|
|of defense from the outside raider of sacred things contained in the interior. ... |
Medicine has not been an exception to the general blindness and indifference
due to changing Conditions as the years flew by, except to her own cult. ... or
laws and was content for the most part, to relieve an occasional casualty anil
forget end results, the social and moral responsibility and the important relation ...
700,000 industrial workers of the U. S. lost more than four weeks time annually
|Owned and Publlohod Monthly by the Medical Society of the State of California |
PHILIP MILLS JONEO. ... they appealed so irresistibly to my sense of the
ridiculous that I couldn't resist taking part with them in their tomfoolery. ... or his
child, whose life or death may depend upon the diagnosis and advice given by
the physician, and if the doctor charges more than ten ... We forget that it is not
our moments of time that we are selling to our patientsor more often giving to
them-it is our brains, ...
|You will find that over 90 per cent of the buildings are insured against fire loss. Of |
the heads of the families occupying them, according to the known average, not
over one in five will be carrying life insurance. ... In the face of a fifty-year record,
how vastly more important that the two kinds of insurance be reversed, or better
that the life insurance be brought up ... You cannot compare a fire loss with a
death loss, ... When a man dies, do not forget sympathy and courtesy; let his
family alone ...
William H. Burr, Frank H. Leavenworth, John Oliver (J.) - 1917 - Read - More editions
|Of the heads of the families occupying them, according to the known average, not |
over one in five will be carrying life insurance. ... how vastly more important that
the two kinds of insurance be -reversed, or better that the life insurance be
brought up in ... You cannot compare a fire loss with a death loss, and yet we go
on and on thinking of the more meagre loss of fires ... When a man dies, do not
forget sympathy and courtesy; let his family alone during their bereavement, but
get busy ...
|prospect of a fifty dollar dividend at the end of the month, a few old clothes, some |
medical books, the love of a lovely girl ... “The addition of two things equals their
sum which equals this bill plus the waiter's tip. ... "Forget it. Put it toward the
furniture,” he called as he started down the street. It was sometime before I heard
from Bill again. ... The black letters on the white background were not more than a
half-inch high. ... I don't suppose he needed any sign. ... He was a D.B.— dead
|If I get the Certificate full. it will cost me eighty dollars plus the cash payment of |
from twelve to twenty-three cents, according to the ... Of course I need the money,
but you need to save it on your own account even more than I do to get it. ...
Second Soldier—In honoring soldier dead, let the nation remember also the
brave nurses who have given their lives, without a ... Liberty—And while the
soldier thinks of his material welfare, let him not forget his high calling as a
champion of humanity.