Volume 1, No. 3, Fall 1996

Feature Articles:
Practice Guidelines and Outcomes Research (Part II): Scientific Pitfalls by Jane M. Orient, MD
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Medical Practice Today: How Did We Get Here? (Part II) by John R. Hilsabeck, MD, FACS

Four Weddings by Michael L. Nahrwold, MD

Central Planning and Outcomes Based Research by Lawrence R. Huntoon, MD, PhD

Managed Health Care Ideology: Capitalism or Communism? by Robert P. Nirschl, MD

Medicine and Politics
The Criminalization of Medicine by Jane M. Orient, MD

Correspondence: A Beacon of Hope, Senator Kennedy's "Poison Pill," AMA Leadership...Interesting Opinions, Where Credit Is Due.

News Capsules: Corporate Medicine: Then and Now, South African Physicians and Dentists Join to Preserve Private Practice, Freedom in Medicine, A Statist Solution, AAPS v. Clinton Update, Squeezing Blood Out of a Turnip? Kudos, Capitation...as a Fact of Life? Warning! Books in Brief.

President's Page
Restoring the Patient-Doctor Relationship to Medicine by Don W. Printz, MD

Editor's Corner
To the Tune of Washington's Pied Pipers by Miguel A. Faria, Jr., MD

The Constitution - Plain and Simple
Perquisites by Curtis W. Caine, MD

Report from the States
The Status of Corporate Medicine in Georgia by Thomas Jackson Tidwell, MD
Ohio Adopts MSAs by Dexter W. Blome, MD, PhD

Student Reflections
Pride by Nancey Trevanian Tsai

Book Review
Excitotoxins - The Taste that Kills. Reviewed by Lawrence R. Huntoon, MD, PhD
Vandals at the Gates of Medicine: Historic Perspectives on the Battle Over Health Care Reform. Reviewed by Jerome C. Arnett, Jr., MD, FCCP


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