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October 1972


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Academisch Zeikenhuis Bij de Universiteit van Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Arch Otolaryngol. 1972;96(4):394. doi:10.1001/archotol.1972.00770090570024

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Dr. David Bernstein is absolutely right. I do not know when and where the mistake slipped into my manuscript especially since it is a complicated mistake.

The sentence should mention the levator palpabrae superioris muscle which gets its innervation from the oculomotor nerve.

I apologize for the sad nonsense I made you edit.

Metrication: Role of the Mole.—Effective January 1973, the present policy for AMA scientific publications for use of a mixture of metric and nonmetric measurements will change; the 11 journals thereafter will publish measurements only in a modified metric system (Vawter SM, DeForest RE, JAMA 218: 723-726, 1971).

Historically, the mole has been used as a unit to specify the amount of substance of chemical elements ("gram-atom") or compounds ("gram-molecule") by representation of the atomic or molecular weights in grams. Formerly, the atomic weight of oxygen, generally agreed to be 16, was used as a standard. Because

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