It would seem important to devote more of the energies of man to improving the quality of life, so that it may be joyous, or noble, or creative.
Pericardial disease presents a broad spectrum ranging from asymptomatic involvement in patients with rheumatoid arthritis through the disabling condition of constrictive pericarditis to the fatal syndrome of cardiac tamponade.
LOSS of limb and life from atherosclerotic disease is not inevitable in elderly patients. Advanced age does not contraindicate surgical correction of occlusive arterial disease.
Watching the way a patient voids is the easiest way to determine the presence of prostatic obstruction.
Our understanding of vasculitis has improved since we learned that immunologic processes, long suspected of causing vasculitis, are operative in humans.
Constipation ï¿½ a chronic complaint of elderly persons in the Western world - is not a problem among the elderly population in Third World countries.