Annals of Life Insurance Medicine: 1967 Volume III by A. Marx (auth.)

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In Britain, the finding of minor changes such as crepitations or rhonchi or a history of recurrent winter bronchitis should lead to a more thorough search for signs of emphysema and cor pulmonale than might be expected of the medical examiner in the tropics. In certain tropical or sub-tropical countries, such as Egypt, local diseases may play a significant role. In Egypt 25 million people are said to be infested with Schistosoma mansoni, and a large proportion develop secondary liver disease [14].

32 B. A. BRADLOW' J. C. SINCLAIR' J. L. TAYLOR 3. The variability of medical facilities and hygiene and their influence in causing divergencies in underwriting patterns in different areas has been briefly reviewed. 4. The fact that geographical divergencies in underwriting exist has been made clear. References [1] STAMP, L. : The geography of life and death. London: Fontana Library 1964. [2] DUBLIN, L. , A. J. LOTKA, and M. SPIEGELMAN: Length of life. New York: Renald Press 1949, pp. 60-79. [3] HOWE, G.

L. TAYLOR disease are not unduly high. The average serum molesterol among Johannesburg Jews is 245 mg per cent and among non-Jewish is 235 mg per cent so that sum estimations may help very little in underwriting [15]. Because of the increased risk among Jews, particular care has to be taken with the family history, and a story of undiagnosed mest pain. Resting and effort ECG's are mandatory even at young ages and minor abnormalities sum as low T waves must be regarded with suspicion. It is of interest that in South Africa there is no difficulty in obtaining effort electrocardiograms, although in other areas of the world life assurance companies often experience difficulty in obtaining sum a simple investigation.

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