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25 Years Ago

Pneumonias Due to Pneumococcus Type VIII

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Clostridial Gas Gangrene and Septicemia Complicating Leukemia

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Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever with Thrombocytopenia

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Physiologic Bowing of the Legs

Bowlegs as a physiologic phenomenon in early childhood is not uncommon. It may appear as a familial tendency and not unusually is accompanied by hypermobility of joints. Normally physiologic bowing is corrected spontaneously, at times with overcorrection in terms of knock-knee. In any event, treatment by the doctor is rarely…

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Evaluation of Diagnostic Procedures in the Clinical Diagnosis of Gastric Cancer

Gastric cancer is notoriously difficult of diagnosis. Many studies have been made in searching for methods of early diagnosis. The present study evaluates these several means of investigations as to accuracy and contributions to early diagnosis.

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The New Obstetric Patient

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The Control of Intractable Pelvic Hemorrhage by Ligation of the Hypogastric Artery

Under certain conditions of uncontrollable bleeding from the female genital tract, ligation of the hypogastric arteries may be justifiable. These circumstances have been considered by the authors, as well as the unlikelihood of ischemic necrosis from impaired blood supply.

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The Staphylococcus Problem on a Single Dermatologic Ward: Charity Hospital – January – June 1959

Because the staphylococcus has been so much in the eyes of the medical profession as related to hospital infections especially, the authors made a survey of its presence in skin lesions on the dermatology ward of Charity Hospital, Extensive studies showed that many staphylococci were isolated, but strains varied greatly…

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Staphylococcal Orbital Sepsis in Newborn Infants

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Brain Tumors in the Newborn

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Drug Reactions: Report of 150 Cases

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The Late Stage of the Myeloproliferative Syndrome: Case Reports

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Exaggeration of Symptoms, Malingering, and Conversion Reaction

The subjective complaints are evaluated, and their management considered from a multidisciplinary approach.

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Choice of Agents for Preoperative Preparation of the Colon

The use of chemotherapeutic agents is a great aid in preparing the patient for colon surgery preoperatively. However, the several agents are not of equal efficiency and in fact some are apparently quite useless in this regard. Nor should these drugs permit a false sense of security in terms of…

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Dual Bone Graft for Congenital Pseudarthrosis of the Tibia: Variations of Technic

Congenital pseudarthrosis is an extremely difficult lesion to correct satisfactorily. The authors emphasize the good results they have had in a small group of cases.

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The Clinical Usefulness of the Dye Dilution Curve

The use of the technics of dye dilution curves in conjunction with cardiac catheterization further extends the diagnostic accuracy of catheterization. The flow of dye within the heart, and the dilution curves obtained by studies of peripheral arteries offer a means of studying shunts.

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Tonography in Office Practice

The author discusses the place of tonography in the diagnosis of glaucoma, and as an aid in classification, prognosis, and choice of therapy.

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Complications of Pressor Amine Therapy

The pressor amines have been a useful and welcome addition to the physician’s amamentarium. However, as with other potent drugs, certain untoward reactions or side effects may occur. These emphasize the need for careful evaluation of the patient for the indications for their use, and the need for meticulous technic…

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Sexual Behavior of Manic Patients: A Preliminary Report

It has commonly been accepted that the manic patient is erotic and sexually aggressive. This study of a small series of patients, equally distributed between the sexes, reveals an increased libido and sexual provocativeness in a higher percentage of women than men.

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The Elderly Patient: A Challenge in Surgical Management

The reduction of postoperative complications and in the mortality rate in elderly surgical patients is one of the satisfying developments of recent years. Not only do the authors’ results amazingly illustrate these advances, but they also point to rehabilitation of the patients to a happy and useful life. The latter…

Book Review

Physiology of the Eye Clinical Application

Book Review

Current Medical References

Book Review

Sensitivity Reactions to Drugs

Book Review

Encyclopedia of Medical Syndromes

Book Review

Diseases of Medical Progress

Book Review

Neoplastic Disease at Various Sites. Vol. 1. Carcinoma of the Lung

Editorial

THE GENERAL HOSPITAL AND THE CARE OF THE MENTALLY ILL

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