Issue - Southern Medical Association

Acknowledgement

BOOKS RECEIVED

Book Review

American Drug Index, 1958

Book Review

Pharmacology and Therapeutics

Book Review

The Physiology of Induced Hypothermia

Book Review

The Psychologic Study of Man

Book Review

The Diagnosis and Treatment of Infections

Book Review

Pre-Employment Disability Evaluation

Book Review

Microbiology and Pathology

Book Review

It Pays to Be Healthy

Book Review

Clinical Electrocardiography. The Spatial Vector Approach

Case Report

Interstitial Plasma Cell Pneumonia

Editorial

THE PATHOGENESIS OF PULMONARY EMPHYSEMA

Editorial

THE THIRD PARTY

Announcement

INSTRUCTIONS TO CONTRIBUTORS

Announcement

Know Your Councilors-Elect

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The Value of Clinical “Work-up” in the Diagnosis of Chest Disease

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Rupture of the Long Head of the Biceps Brachii

Though this is an unusual lesion, it should be recognized and treated promptly by surgical means to avoid weakness of the involved muscle.

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Serum Magnesium in Clinical Disorders

Knowledge of the place of magnesium in the body economy is just beginning to accumulate.

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Supervoltage X-ray and the Cobalt Bomb

The more recent means of providing deep irradiation for cancer permit the use of such treatment with a lessened incidence of undesirable side effects.

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Cysticercosis: Report of Two Cases—One with Giant Vesical Calculus

The authors call attention to the increased recognition of cysticercosis being reported in this country. The bladder stones are incidental.

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Some Practical Aids in Ocular Surgery

The author describes his technics in surgery of the eye.

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The Effects of Smoking on the Respiratory System in Normal Individuals

Confusion and conflicting opinion will continue for a long time in the controversy concerning potential ill effects from the smoking of cigarettes. This study considers the physiologic findings after a brief and early segment of the smoker's exposure to tobacco smoke. If this group of subjects could be re-examined at…

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Fractures of the Anterior Superior Process of the Os Calcis

The author emphasizes the disabling features of this fracture if it is not recognized or if it is treated improperly.

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Pseudo-epitheliomatous Lesions of the Perirectal Tissue: Report of a Case of Squamous Epithelioma Due to Blastomycosis

Pseudo-epitheliomatous lesions from one of a variety of causes may actually be precursors of squamous cell carcinoma. Such a case, due to blastomycosis, is reported as an illustration.

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A Comparison in Man of the Effects of Promethazine, Secobarbital, and Meperidine Alone and in Combination on Certain Respiratory Functions and for Use in Preanesthetic Medication

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Problems in Disability Evaluation

The author considers the modern methods of evaluating disability following injury.

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Semiradical Resection for Carcinoma of the Lung

The treatment of carcinoma of the lung implies the use of radical and extensive surgery if the incidence of five year “cures” is to be improved.

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A Retrograde Operation for Prolapsing Hemorrhoids

The author describes a procedure he has found most helpful in managing a difficult problem.

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The Role of Fluid and Electrolytes in the Management of Severe Asthma

Because of the loss of fluids by several routes in severe asthma, its replacement, as well as that of electrolytes lost, becomes imperative.

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Trauma and Cancer: A Review of the Problem

The author reviews the literature relative to what is theory and what is actual knowledge concerning the relationship of trauma to the causation of cancer.

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Complications of Middle Ear and Mastoid Disease Despite the Antibiotics

The author warns that delay in the surgical treatment of the complications in diseases of the middle ear and mastoid may lead to permanent decrease in hearing end may even be dangerous to life.

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The Use of Corticoids in Systemic Disease

The author provides a critical evaluation of the clinical use of the corticosteroids in a number of systemic diseases.

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Pitfalls in the Management of Anesthesia for Cesarean Section

Morbidity and mortality due to anesthesia given for cesarean section still is too high, and it might well be reduced with more care given to known potential complications.

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Paralytic Dislocation of the Hip

The recognition of dislocation of the hip due to muscular paralysis of poliomyelitic origin is important in the prevention of laxity of the periarticular structures.

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Benign and Malignant Lesions of the Stomach

The problems in the diagnosis of gastric lesions are reviewed in light of the author's experience.

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Metastatic Brain Disease: Carcinomatosis of the Meninges

Metastatic disease of the meninges is a most unusual condition, and with its clinical picture of meningitis may offer diagnostic difficulties. A search for tumor cells in the spinal fluid may be rewarding.

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Comments on Ulcer

Announcement

Resolution Commemorating Doctor's Day March 30, 1958

Southern Medical News

SOUTHERN MEDICAL NEWS

Announcement

The President's Page of the Woman's Auxiliary

25 Years Ago

25 YEARS AGO