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... greater for women than in England. Discretionary operations such as
tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy, hemorroidectomy, and inguinal herniorrhaphy
were two or more times higher. Cholecystectomy rates were more 28 Limits to
When the rejected children were examined a third time, a similar percentage was
selected for tonsillectomy so that after three examinations only sixty-five children
remained who had not been recommended for tonsillectomy. These subjects ...
Nontechnical functions prevail in the removal of adenoids: more than 90 percent
of all tonsillectomies performed in the United States are technically unnecessary,
yet 20 to 30 percent of all children still undergo the operation. One in a ...
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The Epidemics of Modern Medicine
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