Medicine: Clinicians in Chicago

A peculiarity of the Central Society for Clinical Research among medical organizers is that members prefer to let young doctors do the talking rather than to hear old doctors burble about diseases which originally earned them their reputation. Only if young clinicians lack topics do older clinicians step forward. Thus, when this medical society met in Chicago last week, young doctors were stimulated to report on the following matters:

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