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Acknowledgement

BOOKS RECEIVED

Book Review

Reversible Renal Insufficiency. Diagnosis and Treatment

Book Review

Congenital Anomalies of the Hand and Their Surgical Treatment

Book Review

Medical Education

Book Review

Parasitology. (Protozoology and Hetminthology)

Case Report

Choledochal Cyst: Report of Case Successfully Treated by Resection and Roux Type Anastomosis

Case Report

Incontinentia Pigmenti: Report of Two Unusual Cases

Editorial

Tom Douglas Spies, M.D. President-Elect

Editorial

PRESENT STATUS OF THE TREATMENT OF HYPERTHYROIDISM

Editorial

THE TRANQUILIZING DRUGS

Announcement

INSTRUCTIONS TO CONTRIBUTORS

Original Article

Thyroditis: Classification, Etiology, and Clinical Features Observed in 49 Cases

Unquestionably this condition, in one of its various clinical categories, is not infrequently missed as a cause of symptoms and signs. Its frequency is suggested by the series reported here.

Original Article

A Review of Urologic Complications in Cancer of the Cervix

Urologic complications in this disease are the bane of the gynecologic surgeon. The authors consider the various complications encountered, and the investigations indicated before treatment is outlined. The role of preoperative irradiation in the development of urologic complications is evaluated.

Original Article

Sources of Cephalalgia and Atypical Facial Pain

The author minimizes what is known relative to the causes of neuralgia referred to the head and face.

Original Article

Hereditary Arthro-Osteo- Onychodysplasia

The author calls attention to an unusual hereditary disease in which there are anomalies of both ectodermal and mesenchymal derivation.

Original Article

Vascular Insufficiency of the Spinal Cord

Much more attention has been given recently to vascular insufficiency in the cerebrum, especially as the result of treatment by the use of anticoagulants and surgery. Fortunately ischemia of the spinal cord is less common, but may require also, the use of anticoagulants.

Original Article

Cancer of the Nasal Accessory Sinuses

Cancer of the nasal sinuses tends to remain localized for an extended time before metastasis. It would seem that radical resective surgery followed by irradiation should offer a better prognosis in the future.

Original Article

Thermal Burns: Closure of the Wound

The ultimate mortality rate has been influenced little over that shortly after the turn of the present century. New attacks in treatment seem to be needed. The authors discuss and point the way to possibly influencing the eventual morbidity and mortality of burns. As has been emphasized over and over,…

Original Article

Cancer of the Cervix in Pregnancy

The fear of doing a biopsy or an attitude of hopelessness for carcinoma of the cervix during pregnancy has led to delay in adequate therapy for this condition. The authors urge the same thinking for diagnosis and treatment in the pregnant as in the nonpregnant woman.

Original Article

Lest We Forget

Original Article

Benign and Malignant Intrathoracic Tumors Simulating Gallbladder Disease

The diagnosis of gallbladder disease is usually thought of as relatively simple. It is for this reason that the analysis of the history and examination of the patient are incomplete. The hazards of the “easy” diagnosis and an uncritical approach to laparotomy are emphasized by the author.

Original Article

How Can the Program of the Section on Medicine Be Most Effective?

Original Article

The Need for Epidemiology in Occupational Medicine

The population groups employed in industry offer excellent opportunities for research from many aspects—the environmental, economic and often ethnic factors.

Original Article

The Treatment of Hypertension with Trimethidinium Methosulfate in an Outpatient Clinic Group

A new ganglionic blocking agent has had a limited trial in a group of ambulant patients. It appears to be successful in lowering the level of the blood pressure with a minimum of untoward side-effects.

Original Article

Present Concepts in the Management of Gastric Ulcer

The controversy of medical versus surgical management for gastric ulcer has gone on for years, and still involves strong feelings in some quarters on both sides of the question. The author indicates his thinking on the subject.

Original Article

Advantages of Perineal Biopsy of Prostate Prior to Radical Retropubic Prostatectomy

Prostatic cancer is one of the most important of the malignancies in the male. Early diagnosis is difficult without study of tissue. The authors point to the use of perineal biopsy.

Original Article

The General Practitioner and His Friend the Urologist

Original Article

Chronic Urticaria II: Association with Dental Infections

Though the removal of a focus of infection is commonly unsuccessful in the management of chronic urticaria; its relationship to dental infection at times is unquestioned. Thus, the teeth must be included in the consideration of possible causes of this disease.

Original Article

Inside Dermatology, U. S. A. – From A National Survey of Private Office Practice

This is an interesting analysis of the characteristics of the dermatologist’s practice, the diseases seen and the treatment used. The latter was the chief reason for this statistical study as measured in terms of the use of ionizing radiation. This is especially pertinent because of present-day concern regarding overexposure to…

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General Information

The Atlanta Meeting

25 Years Ago

Increasing Physician’s Income at Same Time Reducing Cost of Medical Care

25 Years Ago

Patients with Staphylococcus Septicemia Receiving Bacteriophage Service

Acknowledgement

BOOKS RECEIVED

Book Review

From Fish to Philosopher

Book Review

The Anonymous Mycobacteria in Human Disease

Book Review

Tumors of Childhood

Book Review

The Kinetics of Cellular Proliferation

Book Review

A Textbook of Surgical Pathology

Book Review

Atlas of Anatomy and Surgical Approaches in Orthopaedic Surgery – Upper Extremity

Book Review

Arthritis and Allied Conditions

Book Review

Therapeutic Heat

Book Review

The Placenta and Fetal Membranes

Book Review

Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Infections

Book Review

Bibliograph on Bilharziasis

Book Review

Crash Injuries

Book Review

Practical Proctology

Book Review

The Intestinal Tract

Book Review

Recent Advances in Surgery

Book Review

Laboratory Medicine – Hematology

Book Review

Textbook of Surgery

Book Review

Cardiac Resuscitation

Book Review

The Principles and Practice of Chiropody

Book Review

Radiation Injury in Man

Book Review

A Textbook of Surgical Physiology

Case Report

Technical Control of Intra-Abdominal Pressure Following Large Ovarian Cystectomies

Case Report

Results of Gelfoam Technic in Stapedectomy

Case Report

Secondary Malabsorption Syndrome Produced by Chronic Strongyloidiasis

Case Report

Pseudoxanthoma Elasticum Associated with Mitral Valvular Disease

Case Report

Spontaneous Vesicointestinal Fistula

Case Report

Lymphosarcoma of the Stomach: A Review and Analysis of Twenty-One Cases

Case Report

Clinical Appraisal of a New Urographic Medium: A Comparison with Other Commonly Used Media

Case Report

Fatal Hypersensitivity Reaction to Antituberculosis Medication

Constitution and Bylaws

Constitution and Bylaws Southern Medical Association

Editorial

ECFMG

Original Article

Psychosomatic Allergy

Original Article

Lee F. Turlington, M.D. Southern Medical Association’s Fifty-Sixth President

Original Article

A New Approach to Obstetric and Gynecologic Practice

Original Article

Giant Cell Tumor of Bone

Original Article

Catgut Sutures in Corneal Surgery

Original Article

Treatment of Bites of North American Pit Vipers

Original Article

Disaster Mobilization

Original Article

Neonatal Septicemia

Original Article

The Industrial Physician – Where Is He Going?

Article

RESOLUTION The Section on Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology has adopted the following resolution on the death of Dr. Edmund W. Rucker, Jr.

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