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Acknowledgement

BOOKS RECEIVED

Announcement

DR. HAL DAVISON HONORED

Book Review

Pelvimetry

Book Review

The Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy. Ninth Edition

Book Review

Controlled Hypotension in Anesthesia and Surgery

Book Review

Practical Dermatology

Book Review

The Early Detection and Prevention of Disease

Book Review

Stuttering. Significant Theories and Therapies

Book Review

The Accident Syndrome

Book Review

Mysterious Waters to Guard (Essays and Addresses on Anaesthesia)

Book Review

Etiologic Factors in Renal Lithiasis

Book Review

Nerve Impulse. Transactions of the Fifth Conference, September, 1954

Book Review

Psychopathology of Children with Organic Brain Disorders

Book Review

Current Therapy, 1957

Book Review

Progress in Radiobiology

Book Review

Fundamentals of Clinical Fluoroscopy

Book Review

Progress in Nuclear Energy Series VII. Medical Sciences. Volume 1

Book Review

Challenges to Contemporary Medicine

Book Review

The Year Book of Drug Therapy (1956-57 Series)

Editorial

GRADUATE EDUCATION FOR GENERAL PRACTICE

Editorial

COMPREHENSIVE EXAMINATION OF THE LARGE BOWEL

Original Article

Intracranial Aneurysms Complicating Pregnancy

The author calls attention to a complication of pregnancy which may be misinterpreted. Its management, as related to the pregnancy, is outlined.

Original Article

Furadantin in Urinary Tract Infection: Long-Term Follow-up Study

The authors compare the efficiency of several drugs in controlling urinary tract infection.

Original Article

The Relationship of Low Backache to Anorectal Disease

Low backache may be related to anorectal disease as is apparent from its relief at times by the surgical treatment of lesions present.

Original Article

A New Look at Sarcoidosis: A Review of Clinical Records of 160 Patients with a Diagnosis of Sarcoidosis

This is a puzzling disease. Does it represent one or more entities? What is its etiology? Its pathogenesis? Studies such as these may hold the key to a logical approach to the questions posed.

Original Article

Tumor Localization with Radioisotopes

Attempts at the localization of tumors by the use of injected radioisotopes continue. Much further study will be needed for their successful use.

Original Article

The Management of Substernal and Intrathoracic Goiters

Such goiters may offer problems in diagnosis. The technical aspects of their removal are the subject of a thorough discussion.

Original Article

The Place of Miltown in General Practice

Meprobamate has made an unquestioned place for itself in the practice of medicine, even if its use in individual patients may be open to question.

Original Article

Term Birth Following the Construction of an Artificial Vagina

It is amazing that uncomplicated delivery occurs by route of an artificial vagina.

Original Article

Experiences with Vaginal Delivery Following Cesarean Section

A high proportion of women can be delivered vaginally if given the test of labor even though section had been used previously.

Original Article

Experiences in the Use of Cordex in Urethral Strictures: A Preliminary Report

Steroid therapy appears to offer a most valuable adjunct in the management of urethral strictures. It seems to prevent scarring after dilatation which in turn decreases the need for further manipulation.

Original Article

Blood Volume Determinations in Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage

This paper points up the inaccuracies of the hematocrit as a means of calculating blood loss by hemorrhage. Newer methods using radioisotopes are much more dependable.

Original Article

Recent Trends in Cataract Surgery

The authors consider the advances made in cataract surgery and emphasize important technical details.

Original Article

Thyroid Disease in Childhood

This is a study of the types of goiter encountered in an area of endemic goiter as contrasted to one in which goiter is nonendemtc. The findings in regard to carcinoma are of interest.

Original Article

Persistent Pruritus Vulvae

The management of this condition depends in the main on the psychiatric approach.

Original Article

Selection of Cases for Vaginal Hysterectomy and Observations on the Pelvic Repair

The author emphasizes the proper selection of cases for this operation. The perineal repair which is usually needed in these cases has not received the consideration it deserves in the selection of the type of hysterectomy in a given case.

Original Article

Use of Spinal Anesthesia in Private Practice

The author outlines his experiences with spinal anesthesia in private practice.

Original Article

Bronchial Adenomas: Problems in Diagnosis and Treatment with Particular Reference to Roentgenologic Aspects

The uncommon bronchial adenoma, although slow in metastasizing, is not a benign lesion. From all viewpoints it seems that early resection is the treatment of choice.

Southern Medical News

SOUTHERN MEDICAL NEWS

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Thank You – From The SMA Staff

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Program

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Let Us Build

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Another Milestone

Article

The Ground-breaking Story

25 Years Ago

25 YEARS AGO