Issue - Southern Medical Association

Acknowledgement

BOOKS RECEIVED

Book Review

Albert Schweitzer

Book Review

Pharmacology and Oral Therapeutics

Book Review

Essentials of Histology

Book Review

Williams Obstetrics

Book Review

Neurology of the Ocular Muscles

Book Review

Halsted of Johns Hopkins. The Man and His Men

Book Review

Functions of Autonomic Transmitters

Book Review

Integrated Anatomy and Physiology

Case Report

Congenital Hourglass Gallbladder

Editorial

THE ARTIFICIAL KIDNEY

Editorial

ON THE ABUSE OF ANTIBIOTICS

Announcement

INSTRUCTIONS TO CONTRIBUTORS

Original Article

Vesicorectostomy: Report of Six Cases

The author has presented his results in using a method of diverting the urine to the rectum,—a method which has advantages under certain circumstances when other procedures may fail or be contraindicated.

Original Article

Thromboembolic Complications of Pregnancy

More careful management of the obstetric patient and the availability of anticoagulant drugs has certainly decreased the incidence of thromboembolism. The authors detail their experiences and their plans of treatment.

Original Article

Flexion Deformity of the Infant Thumb

The author comments on an unusual condition and describes the surgical treatment.

Original Article

The Conservative Treatment of Shaft Fractures of the Tibia and Fibula

The authors make a plea for a return, to some extent at least, to the use of conservative measures in the management of fractures of the shaft of the tibia and fibula. They feel that the use of internal fixation has been overdone.

Original Article

Clinical Experience with Varidase and Chlorophyll

The authors recount some of their experiences with this combination of agents in cleaning infected wounds of exudate.

Original Article

Rationale of Cervical Sympathetic Block for Acute, Focal Cerebral Ischemia

This surgical attack upon focal cerebral ischemia seems to make sense. Yet there is no unanimity among neurosurgeons that the results are good in a high proportion of cases. More information is needed on the pathophysiology in this problem.

Original Article

Fusion of the Charcot Knee

By using the advantages of several technics the author has achieved successful fusion of Charcot joints.

Original Article

Impairment of Memory as a Symptom of a Focal Neurological Lesion

The author offers an interesting hypothesis to explain the instances of memory loss accompanying certain focal cerebral lesions.

Original Article

Intestinal Obstruction in Infants and Children

The diagnosis of intestinal obstruction in infants is often most difficult. Its surgical treatment involves technical details which may differ from obstructive disease in adults.

Original Article

Hydroxyzine Hydrochloride (Atarax): A New Tranquilizer

The tranquilizing drugs have found a place in the practice of dermatology especially in those cases in which psychogenic factors play a part.

Original Article

Carcinoma of the Gallbladder: Attempt at Experimental Induction

To date there is little well-substantiated evidence that cholelithiasis predisposes to carcinoma of the gallbladder.

Original Article

Factors in the Prevention of Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral palsy so often leaves the afflicted a burden on the community. The authors felt it best to check the factors which may play a part in this unfortunate disease state.

Original Article

Perinatal Infant Mortality Associated with a Conservative Policy Regarding Cesarean Section: Analysis of 7,871 Deliveries at the North Carolina Baptist Hospital

In the series of cases reviewed it would appear that cesarean section would not have improved the perinatal mortality rate.

Original Article

Newer Concepts Concerning the Preventive Influence of Tonsillo-Adenoidectomy on the Common Cold in Children

The indications for tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy insofar as the common cold is concerned remains difficult to define.

Southern Medical News

SOUTHERN MEDICAL NEWS

Article

Sinusitis: Diagnosis and Office Management

Article

Surgery of the Paranasal Sinuses: Recent Advances

Disease of the paranasal sinuses presents a more complicated picture than in the past, because of newer knowledge of allergic, psychosomatic and vasomotor factors in its pathogenesis. Treatment concerns the judicious use of surgery and the antibiotics.

25 Years Ago

Hypotensive Action of Potassium Sulphocyanate in Hypertension

General Information

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