Issue - Southern Medical Association

Editorial

INTELLECT SUPPLY AND DEMAND: WILL MEDICINE’S AWAKENING BE TOO LATE?

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AGING AND THE BRAIN

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Atlas of Rush Pin Technics: A System of Fracture Treatment

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TWENTY-FIVE YEARS AGO

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BOOKS RECEIVED

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PHENYLBUTAZONE

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Viral and Rickettsial Diseases of the Skin, Eye and Mucous Membranes of Man

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A Short History of Medicine

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Dextran – Its Properties and Use in Medicine

Original Article

Splenectomy: Indications and Contraindications, Old and New

The indications for splenectomy vary from time to time. New technics in hematology are permitting of better understanding and classification of the blood dyscrasias and the part the spleen plays in them.

Original Article

Physiologic Considerations in the Therapy of Chronic Pulmonary Emphysema

As the geriatric segment of the population grows the problem of chronic pulmonary emphysema becomes increasingly prominent. An understanding of the underlying disturbed physiology is essential in the management of these patients.

Original Article

Chlorpromazine and Reserpine as Adjuncts in Electroshock Treatment

The combined use of the “tranquilizing” drugs and electroshock therapy offer a better prognosis in certain psychiatric conditions than when used alone.

Original Article

Ischemic Hypophyseal Necrosis and Other Pituitary Lesions: Incidence in a Moderately Large Autopsy Series

In the absence of apparent intracranial disease, the brain too frequently is not included in the autopsy. More routine studies of the hypophysis are needed to enlarge the observations reported here.

Original Article

Trends in the Treatment of Tuberculosis

The author reviews the remarkable change in the treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis which has taken place in recent years. A portion of the treatment is being placed in the hands of the family physician.

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Neuropathologic Changes Demonstrated During Prolonged Survival Following Acute Hypoxia

The authors consider the pathologic effects of hypoxia upon the central nervous system. They bring up for consideration the effect of vascular disease as an additional factor in the clinical picture and course of hypoxia.

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Reclamation of the “Coronary Patient” for Work

The economic and psychologic implications of getting a former patient back to work are very great in an aging population. Reorientation of thinking on this matter on the part of laymen, physicians, organized labor and management is essential, requiring educational efforts on the part of the medical profession.

Original Article

Five Years’ Experience with Refrigerated Bone

The author has had a most satisfying experience with refrigerated bone in his orthopedic operations.

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The Relationship of Life Stress to Gastrointestinal Symptoms and Disease: Question and Answer Period

Almost daily in his practice the physician encounters symptoms, known as “functional” or “neurotic,” which arise in the gastrointestinal tract. This discussion considers the underlying psychologic and physiologic disturbances which produce the clinical picture.

Original Article

Surgical Management of Borderline Lesions of the Large Bowel

Problems arise in the diagnosis and management of certain lesions of the large bowel. The author presents his viewpoints on these matters.

Original Article

Pigmented Villonodular Synovitis

In reporting instances of this condition the author takes the opportunity to discuss what is known of its etiology, describes the pathology, and suggests the manner of treatment.

Original Article

The Practical Management of Contact Dermatitis

Contact dermatitis is one of the more common skin diseases encountered by the physician. Often the offending substance is quickly placed by a few questions. Again, however, the search for the causative factor is perplexing and requires meticulous study.

Original Article

The Treatment of Vitiligo with 8-Methoxypsoralen

The management of vitiligo has long been quite ineffective. A new drug promises success.

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Treatment of Arteriosclerotic Occlusive Disease in 101 Lower Extremities by Arterial Homografts

Advances in the use of arterial homografts offer a new approach to arteriosclerotic occlusive disease with results apparently far overshadowing the use of sympathectomy.

Original Article

Dilatation of the Lower Ureter: Consideration of its Clinical Significance

The diagnostic difficulties in ureteral dilatation and its implications have been described.

Original Article

Laboratory Tests for the General Practitioner I. Urinary Bilirubin

For screening purposes, the authors have studied for simplicity, accuracy and speed, the bilazo (tablet) and the nitric acid oxidation tests for urinary bilirubin.

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Bilateral Polydactylism with Multiple Syndactylism: Case Report

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A Critique on the “L-C” Treatment of Snakebites

The author questions the efficacy of hypothermia with ligature over the time honored tourniquet, incision and suction management for snakebite.

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