Research reports and other publications
that merit a trip to the library.

Compiled by Stephen Drew, Norman D. Stevens and X. Perry Mental

"Metal Detectors: An Alternative Approach to the Evaluation of Coin Ingestions in Children?" S. P. Ros and F. Cetta, Pediatric Emergency Care, vol. 8, no. 3, June, 1992, pp. 134-6. (Thanks to Janet Pensig for bringing this to our attention.)

"No-Scalpel Vasectomy at the King's Birthday Vasectomy Festival," Apichart Nirapathpongporn, Douglas H. Huber and John N. Krieger, Lancet, no. 335, 1990, pp. 894-895. The festival took place, appropriately, in Bangkok. (Thanks to Frank Walker for bringing this to our attention.)

"Vagueness: An Exercise in Logical Analysis," Max Black, Philosophy of Science," vol. 4, no. 4, October, 1937, pp. 427-455.

"Fatalities Attributed to Entering Manure Waste Pits," (unsigned), Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, vol. 42, no. 17, May 7, 1993, pp. 325-9. (Thanks to Mack Barham for bringing this to our attention.)

"Object-Oriented Retrieval System for the Johns Hopkins Autopsy Database," by G. W. Moore, G. M. Hutchins, and J. J. Berman, Medinfo 92 [Conference proceedings]. (Thanks to Michael Power for bringing this to our attention.)

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