Issue - Southern Medical Association

Acknowledgement

Books Received

Book Review

The Neuroses in Clinical Practice

Book Review

Nurse-Patient Relationships in a Hospital Maternity Service

Book Review

Epilepsy and the Law

Book Review

A Synopsis of Medicine

Book Review

Introduction to Hepatic Surgery

Book Review

Christopher’s Textbook of Surgery

Book Review

Adrenal Function in Infants and Children

Book Review

Physical Diagnosis

Book Review

The Cellular Basis of Wound Repair

Book Review

Handbook of Physical Therapy

Book Review

Collagen Diseases

Book Review

The Neurosurgical Alleviation of Parkinsonism

Case Report

Poisoning with Yellow Phosphorus

Case Report

Unusual Metastasis of a Renal Cell Carcinoma

Case Report

Serial Electrocardiographic Changes of Myocardial Infarction Occurring in a Case of Cerebral Hemorrhage

Editorial

THE USE OF CORTICOSTEROIDS IN ALLERGIC CONDITIONS

Editorial

HEPATIC COMA

In Memory

IN MEMORIAM – DR. SEALE HARRIS 1870-1957

Announcement

INSTRUCTIONS TO CONTRIBUTORS

Original Article

Cancer of the Stomach: Follow-Up Study of 1,708 Patients

This study seems to indicate that there has been some improvement in the five and ten year survival rates if a radical surgical attack is used. The emphasis on early diagnosis is well taken.

Original Article

Ten Years Experience with Culdoscopy: An Analysis of 594 Cases

This extensive clinical study establishes culdoscopy as a valuable diagnostic adjunct in certain instances of pelvic disease. By its use many a “diagnostic laparotomy” can be avoided or, on the other hand, an indication for surgical intervention may be clearly established.

Original Article

A Clinical Evaluation of Uropepsin in Upper Gastrointestinal Diseases

Uropepsin has again been under investigation in recent years from the standpoint of its possible use as a diagnostic tool. This study indicates that it is not helpful.

Original Article

The Clinical Use of Radioisotopes in the Differential Diagnosis of Anemia

The evaluation of known anemias in the face of recent “shotgun” therapy has often been an insoluble problem. Similarly, a search for an hemolytic element in anemia often has been unrewarding at a given moment. Tagged cobalt and chromium offer new diagnostic tools for use in such problems.

Original Article

Analysis of the Foot in Infants: The Radiographic Criteria and Clinical Aspects

The authors describe their scientific evaluation of the normal and abnormal infant foot in the attempt to correct deformities properly.

Original Article

Causes and Treatment of Photosensitization Dermatitis

Much is still to be learned regarding the interrelationships of exposure to sunlight and the development of skin disease. The relationship to hormonal balance unquestionably is of great importance, and one may hope for further information as the tools of endocrinology continue to increase in number.

Original Article

An Analysis of 641 Repeat Cesarean Sections

The authors present an analysis of cesarean sections in pregnancies subsequent to the original section. The safety of such management when in good hands is emphasized.

Original Article

Problems in the Management of Bleeding Peptic Ulcer

The management of the patient bleeding acutely from a peptic ulcer must always be planned for a given case. The authors indicate this in an analysis of deaths from such bleeding.

Original Article

Use of the Pneumatic Tourniquet and Local Anesthesia for Surgical Procedures on the Extremities

The authors propose the more frequent use of a tourniquet and local anesthesia for procedures which have commonly been done under general anesthesia.

Original Article

Cutaneous Papillomas of the Neck: Papillomatous Seborrheic Keratoses

The author has described the histopathologic findings in a common skin lesion about which there is varying opinion as to etiology and classification.

Original Article

Orthetic Devices for Weakness of the Upper Extremity

This is a careful consideration of the use of devices in aiding the handicapped in their daily activities.

Original Article

Androgenic Therapy of Woman

The use of androgenic hormones has been both increased and more varied as knowledge in the endocrinologic field has been extended. Present concepts of their use in women have been ably reviewed in this paper.

Original Article

Bizarre Hodgkin’s Disease: Difficulties in Diagnosis

The authors report the clinical course in two unusual instances of Hodgkin's disease. They illustrate the great difficulties attendant upon the diagnosis at times.

Original Article

Medical Needs of the Small Industrial Plant

The organization of health services for small industry is outlined in its several facets.

Original Article

The Serum Iron Content in Gastrointestinal Disturbances

The determination of serum iron is being used more and more in diagnosis. This paper shows some of the alterations which may be found in gastrointestinal diseases.

Original Article

Experience with 150 Consecutive Renal Biopsies

The increasing use of renal biopsy is advancing our knowledge of renal disease, which heretofore could be studied only in its end stages as found at necropsy. The nonacademic feature is that some of the disease processes can now be diagnosed in a stage that permits and indicates specific management…

Original Article

Lobotomy of the Dorsal Medial Quadrant for Intractable Pain

Lobotomy has its place in the treatment of certain psychotic patients, and in some who suffer intractable pain. The authors feel that the technic they use, though successful in relieving pain, is accompanied by less disturbance in the field of personality.

Announcement

Southern Looks Ahead

Southern Medical News

Southern Medical News

25 Years Ago

25 YEARS AGO