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To the Editor.—If you have any choice of the material that you choose for printing I wish you would pick more articles that have greater practical clinical application. I appreciate research and can see how the contents of the October issue can be construed to be of use to the clinician... but it must be construed. I don't expect the Journal to be as clinical as Family Physician, etc, but, when you print an experiment on puppies or other nonhuman animals, I think only a minority of general practitioners and pediatricians are going to read it, and, therefore, our dues are wasted to the extent that they are used to pay for the production and mailing of the Journal. Since our time is limited and our current clinical problems pressing, we must consider carefully whether an article is worth the time it takes to read it, and most
CHOICE OF ARTICLES. Am J Dis Child. 1967;113(4):511-512. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1967.02090190157030