Medicine: No Visitors

No Visitors In a well-run "people's democracy," friends and relations should not visit hospital patients. Dr. Ota Dub, head of Prague's Municipal Hospital, last week told why.

"During the capitalistic era the food in hospitals was no good," said Dr. Dub (rhymes with stoop). "The nurses were employees and not comrades of the patient. The patient was shut off from the outside world—his world—and was anxious to hear some news from his relatives [and have them bring goodies from home]. But not today. The food is excellent, and when there are any complaints, the patient can protest in written form . ....

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