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February 19, 1997

A Rude Awakening

Author Affiliations

Livingston, NJ; Nashville, Tenn

JAMA. 1997;277(7):515-516. doi:10.1001/jama.1997.03540310013006

Edited by Roxanne K. Young, Associate Editor.

The names of the organizational "entities" mentioned in this essay are fictitious. Any resemblance to actual organizations is entirely coincidental.—ED.