Medicine: Louder, Please

The advantages of loud, clear medical advice were learned last week by Dr. Frederick William Haskell McKee of Manhattan's Park Ave. He strapped $2,300-worth of radium in three narrow, inch-long tubes to a woman patient's leg (to treat a small cancer) and told her to go to his office rest room. She misunderstood him and went to the hairdressers' instead.

The frantic doctor tried to find her, partly to save his precious radium but mostly to prevent the lady from getting radium burns. Presently the patient phoned to report that her little bandage had "come loose" (she had not been overexposed)....

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