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25 Years Ago

Immunological Applications of Placental Extracts

Case Report

Reconstructive Surgery in the Treatment of Blastomycosis

Editorial

The Abdominal Surgeon’s Challenge to Peritonitis

Editorial

THE INDISCRIMINATE USE OF BLOOD

Announcement

INSTRUCTIONS TO CONTRIBUTORS

Original Article

The Lymphoid Tissue of the Nasopharynx: Factors Responsible for Certain Histopathologic Alterations. A Preliminary Study

Because more needs to be known concerning the pathogenesis of the histologic changes developing in lymphoid tissue, the authors are engaged in a study of lymphoid tissue removed at operation.

Original Article

Hemolytic Transfusion Reactions and Therapy: Case Report of Reaction Due to Anti-Lea

The author reviews the hazards of transfusion reactions, especially the hemolyric ones and modern management. In addition he adds the third instance of the rare hemolyric antibody anti-Lea to the American literature.

Original Article

Posthypoglycemic Encephalopathy

The dangers of recurrent and severe bouts of hypoglycemia are emphasized. The management of diabetes must be meticulous with respect to the use of the long-acting insulins in particular. Severe and prolonged hypoglycemia may lead to irreparable damage to the brain.

Original Article

Radium Attenuation in the Treatment of Carcinoma of the Cervix

The authors describe the radium attenuators they have used in application by the Fletcher technic.

Original Article

Primary Carcinoma of the Fallopian Tube

The preoperative diagnosis of this relatively rare lesion is made but rarely. A thought of pelvic inflammatory disease in the postmenopausal woman should suggest the possibility of this unusual carcinoma. The outlook is poor except following early operation.

Original Article

Tendon Lengthening for Volkmann’s Ischemic Clawhand

The Volkmann’s clawhand is an unfortunate deformity with much disability. The case reports illustrate what can be done in reconstructive surgery.

Original Article

Evaluation of the Jaundiced Patient in the Postoperative Period

Jaundice in the patient operated on recently may present a puzzling problem in diagnosis. The diagnostic approach has been well summarized here.

Original Article

Chloramphenicol in Typhoid Fever – A Reduced Dosage

This study of adequate but minimal dosage of an antibiotic in the treatment of typhoid fever should be of especial interest to the readers in those areas of the globe where cost is an important consideration.

Original Article

Nonpenetrating Wounds of the Abdomen: A Report of 47 Cases With Review of the Literature

With the worship of the gods of horsepower and speed, every doctor, whether at the crossroads or in the metropolis, may be faced at any moment by the problems considered in this paper.

Original Article

The Match Test and Its Significance

The authors describe a simple test of pulmonary function. It is useful in detecting severe pulmonary emphysema. Also, form data studied, it seems unlikely that the patient who can perform this test will show respiratory acidosis.

Original Article

Dichlorisone: A “Topical” Steroid

Original Article

Practical Rehabilitation of the Asthmatic Patient

Rehabilitation is playing an ever-increasing role in the management of chronic diseas. This is as it should be for most persons suffering from chronic incapacitating disease can be retrained with respect to certain of the physiologic functions.

Original Article

Individualizing the Excretory Urogram

Original Article

Intussusception in Infants and Children

Over the years improvement in early diagnosis has been accompanied by a progressive decrease in mortality rate. The controversy still goes on relative to attempts at reduction of the intussusception before surgical intervention. The authors consider this question in an unbiased fashion.

Original Article

Recent Advances in Acute Leukemia in Children

There is much interest in the chemotherapy of leukemia, and a nationwide cooperative effort has been organized to apply new agents as they are developed. The author reviews the present state of chemotherapy.

Original Article

Benign Primary Pulmonary Histoplasmosis: A Common Cause of Unexplained Fever in Children

This brief review of cases serves to attract the family doctor’s attention to a common cause of fever or “atypical” pneumonia in children, especially in our area.

General Information

Preliminary Program 54th Annual Meeting St. Louis October 31-November 3, 1960

Southern Medical News

SOUTHERN MEDICAL NEWS

General Information

ST. LOUIS Southern Medical Association Fifty-Fourth Annual Meeting