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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 ...
... in the German Ghetto (Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College Press, 1947). This
book provides reasons for bad conscience for relying on outsiders. 237 S. D.
Lipton, "On Psychology of Childhood Tonsillectomy," in Ill The Medicalization of
Willy-nilly the modern doctor is thus forced into symbolic, nontechnical roles.
Nontechnical functions prevail in the removal of adenoids: more than 90 percent
of all tonsillectomies performed in the United States are technically unnecessary,
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The Imperative of Health: Public Health and the Regulated Body
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