n CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - Beyond chicken soup : editor's comment
|Article Title||Beyond chicken soup : editor's comment|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||CME : Your SA Journal of CPD|
|Author||Steve Andrews and Jane Yeats|
|Publication Date||Jun 2003|
Extracted from text ... GUEST EDITORIAL 07 C M E J u n e 2 0 0 3 Vo l . 21 No . 6 While most medical people feel they have a grasp of bacteria and their attendant diseases, viruses seem to remain vague and mysterious. (A virus is 'a piece of bad news wrapped in protein' according to Sir Peter Medawar.) Equally so, the treatment of viral infections seems to remain vague and mysterious. There have been no treatment breakthroughs for some viral infections ('There is just one way to treat the common cold, with contempt' - William Osler), but for ..
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