D F PROCTOR's scientific contributions

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... Irradiation therapy was given at the clinic if elimination of nasopharyngeal lymphoid tissues was desirable and tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy were not indicated. If there was a large mass of adenoid tissue, surgical removal combined with irradiation was recommended (11). ...
... Study subjects were identified from the records of the Clinic for Prevention of Deafness in Children in Washington County, Maryland, a semirural area in western Maryland where population mobility is low. The clinic was established in 1943 by the health department in collaboration with state, federal, and voluntary agencies to serve as both a primary health care resource and a referral service for the diagnosis and treatment of hearing defects (10). The clinic also operated in conjunction with a screening program in both public and private county schools to identify potential patients. ...