Issue - Southern Medical Association

25 Years Ago

25 YEARS AGO

Acknowledgement

BOOKS RECEIVED

Article

Surgical Oophorectomy and Adrenalectomy in the Management of Advanced Breast Cancer Clinical Indications and Results

The effectiveness of adrenalectomy in advanced carcinoma of the breast is difficult to evaluate because of the unpredictable course of this malignancy.

Article

The Possible Role of Iva Ciliata in Hay Fever Therapy

The meteorologic factors in a given season may affect the antigenicity of pollens from plants grown in that season. This has led to the indictment of marsh elder as a sensitizing pollen and antigen when ragweed pollen counts have been low.

Article

Surgical Reconstruction of A Functioning Uterine Cavity in Six Patients Having Complete Atresia

This is a report of six patients who had a functioning uterine cavity reestablished, the only patients who have been treated in this manner, a matter of historical interest.

Article

A Comparison of the Precordial S-T and T Waves in the Electrocardiograms of 600 Healthy Young Negro and White Adults

The evolution from the youthful electrocardiogram to that of adult life may be delayed in the Negro.

Book Review

Clinical Analgetics

Book Review

Atlas of Roentgen: Anatomy of the Skull

Book Review

Ciba Foundation Colloquia on Endocrinology. The Human Adrenal Cortex

Book Review

Survey of Clinical Pediatrics

Book Review

Differential Diagnosis

Book Review

Essentials of Orthopedics

Book Review

Pain. Its Mechanisms and Neurosurgical Control

Book Review

The Abnormal Pneumoencephalogram

Book Review

Health Supervision of Young Children

Book Review

White Coolies

Book Review

Differential Diagnosis of Leukoplakia, Leukokeratosis and Cancer in the Mouth

Case Report

Present Outlook of Patients With Recently Acquired Diabetes

The evidence is strong that diabetes mellitus inadequately controlled is attended by a decreased life expectancy.

Case Report

A Review of the Treatment of Hemangiomas

Though hemangiomas may spontaneously disappear with time, their course is unpredictable. Treatment is simple and effective in infants.

Case Report

Clinical Evaluation of a New Compound for the Treatment of Pinworm Infestation: Preliminary Report

The evaluation of any treatment for pinworm infestation is very difficult because of the high frequency of reinfection. More studies with this new drug will be necessary before final conclusions can be reached.

Case Report

Analysis of Two Thousand Consecutive Proctologic Examinations

This compilation of the results of many proctologic examinations points up the importance of the proctoscopic examination as part of the routine examination, especially from middle age on. The proctoscope should rank with the vaginal speculum as an instrument for every day use.

Case Report

The Effect of Puromycin against Entamoeba histolytica and Other Intestinal Parasites

The authors present their experiences with a new antibiotic in the treatment of intestinal parasitism.

Case Report

Common Errors of Advice in Infertility

The infertile couple poses a problem for the doctor.An exacting study of both partners is essential before any conclusion can be reached.

Case Report

Allergy in Infants and Children: Common Sense Observations

The author makes a plea for the early recognition of the allergic state in infancy and early childhood.

Case Report

Perforation of Right Ventricle By Polyethylene Catheter

Case Report

Recurrent Parotid Swelling

The diagnosis of second or repeated attacks of mumps in the past was probably incorrect.The author considers the evidence against this and illustrates causes of recurrent parotid swelling.

Case Report

Acute Renal Failure Following Translumbar Aortography

This is a case report of lower nephron disease following aortography in a patient having congenital absence of one kidney.

Case Report

The Problem of Disability Certification

Certification of disability to insurance companies or to industry is displeasing “paper work” to the average physician. Yet without his honest cooperation, industry, the insurance carrier, the patient and he, himself, may suffer.

Case Report

Treatment of Pinworms (Oxyuriasis)

The effective treatment of infestation by pinworms continues to be a problem for doctor, patient and parents. Efficacy of treatment can only be determined by adequate follow-up studies.

Case Report

The Management of Breast Feeding Disorders

After giving consideration to the physiologic and psychologic factors upon which successful breast feeding depends, the author suggests the management of the patient during pregnancy and in the puerperium.

Case Report

Present Status of Hip Joint Replacements

The subject of hip joint replacements is reviewed with the addition of the author's experience in this field.

Case Report

Intramedullary Fixation in Fractures of Upper Extremity

By the use of illustrative cases, the versatility of intramedullary fixation of fractures is clearly shown.

Case Report

Improved Friedman Pregnancy Test: A New Method

The author comments further upon his technic for the Friedman test.

Case Report

The Mechanism and Treatment of Shock Associated with Infection

Shock due to bacteremic infection must be differentiated from other types of shock, that due to myocardial infarction especially, because of a difference in management.

Case Report

Office Physical Therapy: What It Cannot Do

Only following adequate examination, including that by x-ray, should physiotherapy be begun. The treatment must be individualized, and the end point be carefully ascertained for the rehabilitation of the patient.

Case Report

The Neurological Examination

The author most ably emphasizes the need of an adequate history and neurological examination, following which, and only then, special laboratory technics may be called upon to cast further light upon a problem at hand.

Editorial

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