Diary from a Week in Practice

Larimore, Walter; Hartman, John R.
October 1999
American Family Physician;10/1/1999, Vol. 60 Issue 5, p1367
Academic Journal
Presents different scenarios experienced by family physicians in their practice in the United States. How to remove a ring from a swollen finger; Information on the study on the effectiveness of using pseudoephedrine to reduce ear pain during air travel; Treatment of plantar fasciitis.


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