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BOOKS RECEIVED

Book Review

Clinical Electrocardiography: I. The Arrhythmias

Book Review

Congenital Anomalies of the Viscera. Their Embryological Basis

Book Review

Parkinsonism and Its Treatment

Book Review

Postural and Relaxation Training

Book Review

The Head and Neck in Roentgen Diagnosis

Case Report

Internal Pancreatic Fistula Subsequent to Nonpenetrating Abdominal Trauma

Case Report

Acute Methamphetamine Poisoning in a Child

Editorial

THE SYNOVIAL BIOPSY

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A NEW SPECIALTY

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For Distinguished Service, Tom D. Spies, M.D.

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Original Article

A Controlled Study of Prednisone, Aspirin and a Placebo in Degenerative Joint Disease

Symptomatic relief in osteoarthritis is difficult to evaluate as related to medication. The authors have used the double blind method in such an attempt.

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A Task for Tomorrow

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Congenital Anomalies of the Heart and Great Vessels

Today it is the family doctor's responsibility to diagnose congenital anomalies of the cardiovascular system as surely as cholecystitis, cancer of the breast and of the uterus, and even more so. Today years of happy living may be added to the handicapped child.

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Training Considerations in Amputee Rehabilitation

Training the amputee to the use of a prosthesis is accompanied by pitfalls and difficulties. Their anticipation is essential to a good result in rehabilitation.

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Segmental Fractures of the Tibia: An Analysis of Thirty Cases

The authors review the results obtained in this rather unusual situation by several methods of management.

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Some Newer Aspects of Diverticulitis of the Colon

A more aggressive attack upon diverticulitis, after a second acute attack, is urged by the author and discusser. They believe that a single stage elective operation offers a better result, and less distress and worry for the patient.

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A Critical Analysis of Urosulfin

This preparation seems to combine bacteriostatic qualities and analgesic effects in disturbances of the genitourinary tract.

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Remarks on Pediatrics 1906-1956

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Prevention of Postpartum Psychosis

The author demonstrates beautifully that medicine cannot be practiced in a mechanistic manner. The physician's lack of interest in his patient as a person may well end in catastrophe when dealing with certain personalities.

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Anesthetic Management of Patients with Cardiovascular Disease

Care must be used in the management of the cardiac patient during anesthesia. The author emphasizes the essential points in this regard.

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A Method of Surgical Repair for Ruptured Aortic Sinus Aneurysms with Aortico-Atrial Fistula

This is an experimental study in anticipation of the repair of an aortico-atrial fistula which may present as an emergency condition.

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Problems Encountered in the Management of Endocarditis

This not too rare disease is difficult of management. Accurate diagnosis, and especially careful determination of the sensitivity of the infecting organism are essential to adequate treatment with the antibiotics.

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Choroideremia: Report of Cases and Review of Literature

This interesting study again illustrates the familial nature of the disease. A suggestion is made for treatment.

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Bilateral Choanal Atresia

This anomaly is of interest to the general practitioner, obstetrician and pediatrician, who will need to call in the otolaryngologist for aid in its management. The authors discuss some of the complicating difficulties encountered in treatment.

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Physiologic Observations During Complete Cardiopulmonary Bypass Employing a Pump Oxygenator

The pump oxygenator has made possible a dry field for intracardiac surgery. This study reveals how little physiologic derangement accompanies its use.

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Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia

This is a most interesting study of a family presenting a number of examples of this disease entity.

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Hereditary Ectodermal Dysplasia of the Anhidrotic Type

Two additional cases of this rare disorder are recorded.

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The Role of the EEG in the Differential Diagnosis of Brain Tumor

The EEG may offer, by its serial use, valuable diagnostic aid in suspected case of intracranial tumors.

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Missile Type Injuries from Rotary Lawnmowers

Though all are aware of the dangers of the power mower, carelessness still will permit disabling and even fatal injuries.

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Surgical Treatment of Atrial and Ventricular Septal Defects: Results in 63 Patients

Septal defects may now be successfully repaired by use of the pump oxygenator.

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Malum Gleni Senilis

The authors describe a series of unusual instances of degenerative arthritis of the shoulder joint. They give consideration to the causes and the treatment.

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Thyroiditis: A Review and Presentation of Forty Pathologically Proven Cases of Chronic Thyroiditis

Thyroiditis remains a mysterious disease from the etiologic viewpoint. Its diagnosis at times is confusing and diagnosis by biopsy may be essential.

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