New Health Research Group

Sidney Wolfe, Ralph Nader

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To the Editor: We should like to call attention to the formation of a new Health Research Group, a Washington-based organization doing consumer-oriented studies in three major areas: occupational health and safety; drugs and product safety (FDA); and the health-care delivery system. Examples of specific projects presently under study include industrial mercury poisoning, noise, pneumoconioses, liquid lye, ketamine (a “dissociative” anesthetic), aerosols, hazards of blood transfusions and the nonaccountability of the present health-care system. People with expertise in these or other areas are urged to correspond with us so that scientific information might be translated into local and federal action ….

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)974
Number of pages1
JournalNew England Journal of Medicine
Issue number17
StatePublished - Oct 21 1971
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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