Volume 109, Issue 1, Pages 75–76
Martin Kathrins, M.D.
While we bemoan the paucity of “negative trials” in the medical literature today, one wonders if this is a relatively new phenomenon. Whatever the current bias against publication of such studies, our mid-century counterparts seemed all too happy to embrace less than dramatic conclusions. These articles—while by no means breakthroughs—represent an admirable struggle with medical questions that continue to vex us today.