Issue - Southern Medical Association

Acknowledgement

BOOKS RECEIVED

Book Review

The Support of Medical Research

Book Review

The Rochester Regional Hospital Council

Book Review

The Changing Patient-Doctor Relationship

Book Review

An Atlas of Regional Dermatology

Book Review

Treves’ Students Handbook of Surgical Operations

Book Review

Connective Tissue in Health and Disease

Book Review

Diseases of the Endocrine Glands

Book Review

Protein Malnutrition

Book Review

Diagnostic Roentgenology

Book Review

Alcoholism: Its Psychology and Cure

Book Review

The Management of Oral Disease

Book Review

Occupational Diseases of the Skin

Book Review

Regeneration in the Central Nervous System

Book Review

Anesthesia: Thief of Pain

Book Review

Rosenau’s Preventive Medicine and Public Health

Book Review

Morphine and Allied Drugs

Book Review

Management of Emotional Problems in Medical Practice

Book Review

Occupational Therapy. Principles and Practice

Book Review

Their Mothers’ Daughters

Book Review

Techniques and Procedures of Anesthesia

Book Review

Gout

Book Review

Atlas of Tumors of the Nervous System

Book Review

Psychiatry for the Family Physician

Book Review

Care of the Long-Term Patient

Book Review

Manual of Anesthesiology for Residents and Medical Students

Book Review

Clinical Selections in Dermatology and Mycology

Book Review

Ion Exchange and Absorption Agents in Medicine: The Concept of Intestinal Bionomics

Book Review

Drugs in Current Use 1957

Editorial

Dr. Joseph M. Hill, Recipient of the Research Medal

Editorial

Dr. Kenneth M. Lynch, Recipient of the Distinguished Service Award

Editorial

HYPERGLYCEMIA IN DIABETES – IS IT DESIRABLE?

Editorial

THE ALCOHOLIC PATIENT

Announcement

INSTRUCTIONS TO CONTRIBUTORS

Meeting Minutes

SOUTHERN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION Minutes of Fifty-First Annual Meeting, Miami Beach, FL, November 11–14, 1957

Original Article

Fungi in Otitis Externa

Otitis externa is a troublesome problem for the patient, family physician and specialist. The authors consider the part played by fungi and outline the management they find to be satisfactory.

Original Article

Hernias That Have Forfeited the Right Of Domicile: Use of Pneumoperitoneum as an Aid in Their Operative Cure

Pneumoperitoneum seems to offer an aid in the readjustment of intra-abdominal pressure before operation for repair is done.

Original Article

Cost of Rehabilitation in a Comprehensive Center

Original Article

Leprosy as a Diagnostic Problem in Surgical Pathology

Leprosy is endemic in the South, especially along the gulf coast, and may appear among Mexicans in the Southwest. Even though the clinician may suspect it, often he must rely upon the pathologist for confirmation. This paper calls attention to the lack of awareness of leprosy in our profession in…

Original Article

What the South is Doing with the Problems of the Aging and the Challenges of the Future

Original Article

Aneurysm of the Renal Artery: Report of Two Cases

The authors have collected the published cases of a rare lesion and have added two of their own. Symptoms and treatment have been discussed.

Original Article

One Aspect of the Medicolegal Implications of Shock Therapy

The complications of shock therapy are not infrequently the basis for suits against the doctor. The authors make a move to avoid this danger.

Original Article

Cystic Fibrosis of the Pancreas

Too frequently the diagnosis of this disabling disease is missed. If the family physician will recognize its possibility in a given case, either he or a consultant can carry out those studies which are diagnostic.

Original Article

Reverence for Medical Research in the South

Original Article

The Hereditary Factor in Rheumatic Fever in Florida

The factors at play in rheumatic fever are far from being well understood. This paper considers the theories and studies dealing with an hereditary factor.

Original Article

Hyperglycemia – The Diabetic’s Best Friend

When a proposal is made for a radical change in what has been accepted as good treatment for three decades, careful thought must be given to the evidence supporting such a proposal.

Original Article

Clinical Observations on Isobaric Spinal Anesthesia

By this technic the author feels better anesthesia may be provided for operations on the lower extremities.

Original Article

Collagen Disease of the Nervous System: With Particular Reference to the Syndrome of Infectious Polyneuritis

The so-called “collagen diseases” offer interesting diagnostic problems characterized by symptoms referred to more than one system. Those of neurologic origin may be overlooked unless the clinician is aware of their possibility.

Original Article

The Winged Scapula

The author deals with the lesser degrees of winged scapula, its diagnosis and treatment.

Original Article

Recent Advances in Interpretation and Management of Epilepsy

The author gives an excellent summary of the management of convulsive seizures by the use of the several anticonvulsants, either singly or in combination.

Original Article

Mycotic Keratitis

The dangers of steroids and antibiotics in the local management of acute ocular inflammation are emphasized. There is an increasing incidence of fungal diseases in eyes treated in this fashion.

Original Article

The Physician’s Responsibilities Toward Blood Transfusions

The author quotes from the British Consulting Pathologists Committee,—“It appears unjustifiable to place any patient at a risk for one pint of blood.” He deplores the “casual” attitude toward transfusions and catalogues the inherent dangers.

Original Article

Congenital Syndactylism of Fingers

The author describes his methods of treating syndactylism of the fingers.

Southern Medical News

SOUTHERN MEDICAL NEWS

Article

The Problems of the Senior Citizen

Article

Highlights of the First Pan-American Congress on Gerontology

Article

Presbycusis

Article

Geriatric Ophthalmology

Article

Governmental and National Agencies in Problems of the Aging

Article

Rehabilitation of the Elderly