Issue - Southern Medical Association

25 Years Ago

The Effect of the Ingestion of Burdock Root on Normal and Diabetic Individuals

Acknowledgement

INSTRUCTIONS TO CONTRIBUTORS

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Compression Neuropathy of the Median Nerve

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The Use of X-Ray Therapy in Inflammatory Conditions

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Milkers’ Nodules

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The Rationale for the Use of Anabolic Steroids in Controlling the Adverse Effects of Corticoid Hormones Upon Protein and Osseous Tissues

Book Review

Standard Values in Nutrition and Metabolism

Book Review

Modern Nutrition in Health and Disease: Dietotherapy

Book Review

Potassium Metabolism in Health and Disease

Book Review

Chemotherapy of Tuberculosis. Transactions of the 14th Conference, February, 1955

Book Review

Problems in Amoebiasis

Book Review

Life Stress and Essential Hypertension

Book Review

Subacute Bacterial Endocarditis

Book Review

Psychology in Nursing

Case Report

An Evaluation of Pentothal Sodium for Delivery

The acknowledged dangers of thiopental anesthesia make this study of its use in obstetrical narcosis of interest. The authors report no difficulties in either the mothers or children.

Case Report

Diverticulum of the Female Urethra: Report of 23 Cases with Adenocarcinoma in One

This lesion of the urethra will be found more frequently if a search is made for it. Its treatment by surgical removal is satisfactory.

Case Report

Tuberculosis and Pregnancy

With the recent advances in the management of tuberculosis the attitude toward pregnancy in the tuberculous patient has been changed. It appears that therapeutic abortion is not indicated under good circumstances and that pregnancies may be planned with safety.

Case Report

Sciatic Tension Test

A new test is described to differentiate between the pain of pressure on nerve roots from that due to other mechanisms in the lower back.

Case Report

The Use of Cobalt and Iron in the Prevention of Anemia of Pregnancy

The author, in his belief that the toxicity of cobalt has been overemphasized, continues his studies in the treatment of anemia in pregnancy with this metal as a supplement to iron.

Case Report

Psittacosis (Ornithosis) in Texas

Ornithosis is to be kept in mind in cases of viral pneumonia, especially if the patient's occupation involves the handling of fowl.

Case Report

A Case of Adenocarcinoma of the Thyroid Metastasizing to Bone: Sixteen-Year Follow-Up

This case illustrates the low-grade level of malignancy occasionally encountered in the metastatic lesions of carcinoma of the thyroid gland.

Case Report

Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Anus: A Case Report

This lesion makes up a small proportion of carcinomas of the gastrointestinal tract. However, it is amenable to radical surgical attack.

Case Report

Diffuse Interstitial Fibrosis of the Lungs (Hamman-Rich Syndrome): A Case Report with Pulmonary Function Studies

Case Report

Pre-Employment Examinations in Small Industry

There are more employees in small industry than in big industry. The pre-employment examination is just as essential. The author details his practices in this field.

Case Report

Myxoma of the Left Atrium

The surgical removal of benign tumors from a heart chamber has been unsuccessful so far. However, preoperative diagnosis now being possible by angiocardiography, progress in operative technics will permit success at some time in the near future.

Case Report

Digitalis Toxicity in Chronic Cor Pulmonale

The authors have shown that patients having cor pulmonale with severe pulmonary insufficiency may react unfavorably to digitalis. Its use should be only in conjunction with treatment of the physiologic abnormalities of the lungs.

Case Report

The Use of Soluble Nonabsorbable Opaque Media in the Examination of the Gastrointestinal Tract in Children

The author applies the use of radiopaque substances usually used in urography to the demonstration, under special circumstances, of gastrointestinal lesions in infants.

Case Report

Maryland’s Home and Office Medical Care Program

Case Report

A Simplified Technic of Suprapubic Prostatectomy

By their technic the authors believe they reduce postoperative bleeding to a minimum and have a most favorable postoperative morbidity and mortality.

Case Report

A Plan for the Conversion of a Tuberculosis Hospital to an Intermediate Facility for the Care of the Long-Term Case: The Importance of Such A Facility in Community Planning for the Medical Care of the Chronically Ill

This is a very important paper in its description of a means of meeting a growing problem in every community. The problem is that of chronic illness, more often in the aged, but actually in all age groups. A solution is offered to provide hospital care beyond the acute phase…

Editorial

ANEURYSM OF THE ABDOMINAL AORTA

Editorial

THE TREATED TUBERCULOUS LESION: ITS PATHOLOGY AND BACTERIOLOGY

Editorial

RESIDENT TRAINING IN FARAWAY PLACES

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Medical Versus Surgical Treatment of Gastric Ulcer

A discussion of the medical and surgical aspects of the management of gastric ulcer always provides controversy and sharp disagreement.

Southern Medical News

SOUTHERN MEDICAL NEWS

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