Issue - Southern Medical Association

25 Years Ago

Arterial Encephalography in Brain Tumors

Acknowledgement

BOOKS RECEIVED

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Radiation Protection for the General Practitioner

The increasingly widespread use of the x-ray in office practice raises very practical problems in safety involving physicians, their helpers, the patient and the neighbors. The average doctor does not have the knowledge to protect himself and others against the hazards of excessive irradiation. He should get expert help in…

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Experimental Studies and Clinical Evaluation of Linear Growth Stimulation

Attempts to stimulate growth in the bones of legs affected by poliomyelitis, for example, have been generally unsuccessful. Further experimentation and study will be needed before an answer to this problem may be forthcoming.

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Pancreatic Cysts: A Review of Twenty-Three Cases

This is a review of a relatively rare condition, offering a discussion of the pathogenesis, clinical picture and management of the disease.

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The Doctor’s Role in Health Insurance

The author points up the doctor's responsibility in not adding to the ever increasing costs of prepayment hospitalization insurance. Unnecessary hospitalization, drugs and study procedures raise the premium costs.

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Certain Problems of the Medical Management of Peptic Ulcer

The medical management of peptic ulcer has many facets. Improper attention to basic physiologic disturbances may well lead to failure in treatment.

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Wilm’s Tumor

The prognosis in the Wilm's tumor, though apparently improving, is still gloomy. The author offers a plea for a cooperative study among urologists in the hope of learning what course of management offers the best in prognosis.

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Myleran in the Treatment of Chronic Myeloid Leukemia: Results of Treatment

This drug has been introduced in recent years for the treatment of chronic myelogenous leukemia. It seems to be effective in inducing remissions of varying lengths of time.

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Electromyography in Clinical Practice

This technic has a place in the differential diagnosis of lesions of neurologic origin and of primary diseases of muscle. It may be helpful in prognosis.

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An Attitude Toward the Clinical Management of Erythroblastosis Fetalis

The author considers this disease from the clinical rather than the laboratory viewpoint concerning decisions as to whether to transfuse or not to transfuse.

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Sclerotic Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

The authors bring out the need for visualizing the ovaries before doing a laparotomy for the syndrome suspected to be due to sclerotic polycystic ovaries.

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Recurring Acute Respiratory Infections in Children

The allergic child presents an especial problem in the matter of recurret upper respiratory infections. The author outlines the factors in etiology and management.

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Anorectal Abscesses and Fistulas

The author outlines his thoughts on the etiology and management of anorectal abscess and fistula.

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An Epidemic of Histoplasmosis Among School Children in Arkansas

This paper recounts the epidemiologic studies of an outbreak of histoplasmosis in an Arkansas school. The source of the fungus could not be determined.

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The Use of Tetracycline in the Treatment of Acne Vulgaris: A Clinical Study

Acne with the resultant scarring remains one of the major problems of the dermatologist. Antibiotics have proven to be a valuable adjunct in treatment in certain cases.

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Frequency of Cancer in the White and Negro: A Study Based Upon Necropsies

This study contrasts not only the incidence of malignant lesions in the two races, but also analyzes the incidence as related to the organ systems.

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A Clinical Study of the Rh Factor

Erythroblastosis fetalis remains a serious threat not only to life in the predisposed infant, but at times is even more distressing in the permanent complication of kernicterus. To anticipate this emergency situation in the newborn is the responsibility of the attending obstetrician.

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Place of Trichlorethylene in Obstetrical and Anesthetic Practice

This anesthetic has common use in practice for short anesthesia. It has been shown that there may be dangers associated with its use in closed circuit anesthesia, if such is continued after the use of nonbreathing inhalers.

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The Effects of Reserpine and Chlorpromazine on Orienting Behavior and Retention of Conditioned Reflexes

Interesting animal experimentation, employing reflex reactions, offers basic information regarding the effect of so-called tranquilizing drugs and may lead to their more rational use.

Book Review

Medical Problems of Old Age

Book Review

Veterans Administration Technical Bulletins

Book Review

Physicians’ Office Attendants Manual

Book Review

Gestation

Book Review

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Book Review

Induced Abortion on Psychiatric Grounds; A Follow-up Study of 479 Women

Book Review

Textbook of Endocrinology

Book Review

Physiology and Pathology of Infant Nutrition

Book Review

Suprapubic Prostatectomy

Book Review

Salivary Gland Tumors

Book Review

Peptic Ulcer

Book Review

Sexual Hygiene and Pathology

Book Review

The Hemorrhagic Disorders

Book Review

Should the Patient Know the Truth?

Case Report

Twenty-Eight Years of Suprapubic Drainage Following Injury to the Spinal Cord

Case Report

Demerol Intoxication: Successful Treatment with Nalorphine Hydrochloride

Editorial

THE DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD

Editorial

DEATH BY DROWNING

Editorial

PERICARDITIS: ITS DIAGNOSIS

Southern Medical News

SOUTHERN MEDICAL NEWS

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Drugs Affecting the Autonomic Nervous System: Part I. Clinical Application in Gastrointestinal Disorders

A rapidly expanding group of drugs has been offered the medical profession as an aid in the management of disturbances of the secretory and motor functions of the gut. As a result it seems to the point to review the pharmacologic and clinical applications of these substances in light of…