Issue - Southern Medical Association

25 Years Ago

Tiger-Snake Venom in Treatment of Accessible Hemorrhage

Acknowledgement

BOOKS RECEIVED

Author Index

AUTHOR INDEX

Book Review

Principles and Methods of Clinical Chemistry for Medical Technologists

Book Review

Transportation of the Injured

Book Review

Treatment of Cancer and Allied Diseases. Volume 1. Principles of Treatment

Book Review

Pathophysiology in Surgery

Book Review

Modern Nutrition in Health and Disease

Book Review

Breast Cancer

Book Review

Handbook of Poisoning Diagnosis and Treatment

Book Review

Textbook of Surgery

Book Review

Chemical Micromethods in Clinical Medicine

Book Review

Practical Neurological Diagnosis

Book Review

Histoplasmosis

Book Review

Basic Facts of Body Water and Ions

Book Review

Correlative Neuroanatomy and Functional Neurology

Book Review

Microchemical Methods for Blood Analysis

Book Review

Carcinoma of the Thyroid Gland

Book Review

Synopsis of Ophthalmology

Book Review

Surgical Gastroenterology

Book Review

Neurochemistry of Epilepsy

Case Report

Toxic Hyperplasia of the Prostate

The author wonders if chronic prostatitis and its accompanying symptoms and signs represent more than the results of poor sexual hygiene and practices, and whether absorption into the blood stream of prostatic secretion under pressure may explain the clinical picture and its rapid relief by prostatic massage.

Case Report

Treatment of Salmonella Oranienburg Infection by Sulfadimethoxine Report Involving a Family of Nine

Case Report

Comparative Effects of Rauwolfia Serpentina, Phenobarbital and Placebo in the Same Hypertensive Patients in Office Practice – A Controlled Drug Assay

First, this study demonstrates that good clinical research can be carried on in the private practitioner’s office. Secondly, it puts a certain antihypertensive drug in its proper perspective, showing that it apparently has definite effectiveness but that this effect is not invariable because of differing responses in different patients,—an important…

Editorial

SOUTHERN SOCIETY FOR PEDIATRIC RESEARCH

Editorial

Dr. Ernest Goodpasture – An Appreciation

Editorial

The Law Was Passed – What Is Medicine’s Obligation?

Announcement

INSTRUCTIONS TO CONTRIBUTORS

Original Article

Sensitivity of Reiter Protein Complement Fixation and Standard Serologic Tests Comparison and Correlation with Clinical Findings in Syphilis

It has been shown that the complement test done with the Reiter protein has greater specificity than tests done with the antigens made from the beef heart. When a positive test has once been established in the course of a syphilitic infection, this test offers just about the same information…

Original Article

The Relative Efficiency of Sun Tan Lotions

The author points out the great difficulties in a fair evaluation of materials such as those studied. This leaves much room for bias. The reader must also realize that manufacturers of cosmetics frequently change the ingredients and thus the product may be entirely different at a moment's notice.

Original Article

Pneumothorax in Infants and Children

The recognition of spontaneous pneumothorax in infants and young children is at times more difficult than in adults, but equally, if not more, important. It is almost always readily managed and may of course be lifesaving if recognized and treated especially if it is of the “tension” variety.

Original Article

Plastic Reconstruction for Exstrophy of the Urinary Bladder

The operations of the past, anastomosis of the ureters to the intestinal tract and the like, have no place in modern surgery. Today successful operations to close the organ, anatomic defects, and obtain a normal lower urinary tract, are available. The author has had excellent results.

Original Article

The Experimental Approach to the Problems of Retrograde Selective Visualization of the Abdominal Arteries

Advances in cardiovascular surgery provide a constant stimulus to perfection of technics. The authors describe their experimental studies in an attempt to obtain satisfactory selective visualization and with safety.

Original Article

Sequestration of the Lung

Pulmonary anomalies are better understood now in the days of thoracic surgery. Their origin, the aberrant blood supply and the type of pulmonary tissue are all of interest. The interpretation of roentgenograms presenting such anomalies is essential in treatment and prognosis.

Original Article

Novobiocin in Allergy

Original Article

Vesiculoprostatostasis – A Clinical Entity

Chronic inflammation of the prostate gland and/or seminal vesicles is not necessarily of infectious origin. Rather they are manifestations of chronic congestion either because of unphysiologic sexual practices or more commonly from thwarted sex drives. The author considers the clinical picture, diagnosis and treatment. It is well for the family…

Original Article

A Rational Approach to the Treatment of Chronic Prostatitis

It is, indeed, most satisfying to read of a urologist's approach to a common set of complaints in a more rational manner than the mechanistic therapeutic arrack still commonly practiced. A clinician, who has taken the time and has had the curiosity to obtain complete histories from patients with the…

Original Article

The Diagnosis of Myotonia Dystrophica

The diagnosis of this neurologic disease is not as evident as is generally thought. The cases illustrate some of these features.

Original Article

Demonstration and Localization of Valvular Calcification by Planigraphy

In these days of cardiac surgery and possible attack on the diseased aortic valve, the establishment of the diagnosis of aortic stenosis becomes paramount. Additional information to that furnished by physical examination is desirable. The demonstration of calcification of the aortic valve may be of aid in the over-all evaluation,…

Original Article

Subarachnoid Neoplasia incidence and Problems of Diagnosis

Certain tumors of the central nervous system tend to exfoliate cells into the spinal fluid. It is possible to recognize the source of cells so obtained. However, the utmost need exists for very close liaison between the clinician and the laboratory since the material must be fixed, stained and studied…

Original Article

The Use of Left Heart Catheterization in the Study of Acquired Heart Disease

Though Catheterization of the right heart via the venous route has become a well-established procedure over the past fifteen years, there was no direct means of obtaining information concerning the left side of the heart Several methods have had trial in recent years. One by the trans-thoracic needle, one by…

Original Article

Chronic Portal Systemic Encephalopathy

It has been recognized in recent years that the cerebral manifestations in patients with portal cirrhosis result from elevation of blood ammonia to well above the normal levels. Shunting procedures permit enhancement of this process of encephalopathy.

Original Article

Tendon Transplants in the Wrist Following Nerve Injury

The authors describe their methods in attaining good results in a high proportion of cases in which operation was done.

Original Article

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