Issue - Southern Medical Association

Acknowledgement

Books Received

Book Review

Heavy Metals and the Brain

Book Review

Infectious Diseases of Children

Book Review

Biochemistry of Human Genetics

Book Review

Toward the Diagnosis of Congenital Heart Disease

Book Review

Surgical Philosophy in Mass Casualty Management

Book Review

Clinical Chemistry in Practical Medicine

Book Review

Diseases of the Nails

Book Review

Trigeminal Neuralgia, Its History and Treatment

Book Review

Dynamic Psychiatry in Simple Terms

Book Review

Slice Reconstructions of Human Cerebral Sections

Book Review

Disc Lesions

Book Review

Atlas of Anatomy and Surgical Approaches in Orthopaedic Surgery: The Lower Extremity. Volume II

Book Review

Studies on Vertebrate Neurogenesis

Book Review

The Metabolic Basis of Inherited Disease

Book Review

Cirrhosis of the Liver

Book Review

An Atlas of Esophageal Motility in Health and Disease

Book Review

The Care of Minor Hand Injuries

Case Report

Insulinoma

Case Report

Saint’s Triad

Editorial

MEDICINE AND THE WELFARE STATE

Editorial

Vaccination Against Influenza – Now!

Original Article

Carcinoma of the Skin Following Acute and Chronic Trauma

The authors have reviewed what is known about the development of skin cancer at the site of former trauma, as well as the theories which might explain the inherent cellular changes. Their own clinical material is described and evaluated.

Original Article

Changing Concepts in Chronic Diseases

The author reiterates the need for the expansion of facilities for the care of the aged and those chronically ill. The further development of care in the home and in rehabilitation by paramedical professionals is stressed. The medical profession must take the lead otherwise governmental agencies will.

Original Article

Consistency in the Psychologic Reaction to Mescaline

Intoxication with this alkaloid is characterized by changes in perception and thinking. The authors have studied the consistency of reactions to this intoxication in the same person.

Original Article

Some Aspects of the Maternal-Fetal Relationship as Expressed by Circulatory Changes

Interesting studies have revealed information in regard to the exchange of gases across the placental barrier, between fetal and maternal circulations. However, they seem to play little part in certain complications of pregnancy, such as, for example, postmaturity. Clinically, the condition of the fetal heart during labor provides the index…

Original Article

Otitis Media with Effusion in Children

One using antibiotics in the treatment of otitis media, especially, as well as for other upper respiratory infections in children, should use careful follow-up to be assured there is no remaining effusion in the middle ear.

Original Article

Problems of Epidemiologic Surveillance in a Program of Vaccination with Live Attenuated Polio Virus

The authors outline a program for the immunization of the population of a metropolitan area with live attenuated polio vaccine.

Original Article

The Use of Fat Emulsion Intravenously in the Control of Hemorrhage Due to Thrombolysin Activity

The authors have considered the mechanism of thrombolytic activity as related to prostatic disease and hemorrhage which may result. They give their experience with the use of fat emulsion intravenously in the control of this form of postoperative hemorrhage.

Original Article

The Spatial Vectorcardiogram and Ventricular Gradient in Left Bundle Branch Block with Autopsy Studies

The authors point to the difficulties in the diagnosis of cardiac lesions electrocardiographically, as myocardial infarction for example, in the presence of left bundle branch block. The spatial vectorcardiogram is of aid in this area though, as the authors indicate, the studies have been inadequate in number as well as,…

Original Article

Dislocation of the Radial Head with Associated Fracture of the Ulna (Monteggia Fracture)

The authors point to this type of lesion as occurring in about 10% of instances of fractures of both bones of the forearm. The need for open reduction for an adequate functional result is stressed.

Original Article

The Role of Antimicrobial Agents in the Care of the Pediatric Surgical Patient

The authors give critical consideration to the indications for and the contraindications against the routine use of antibiotics prophylactically in pediatric (and for that matter in any form) surgery.

Original Article

Stapedectomy with Vein Graft for Deafness Due to Otosclerosis

The author describes his results with this technic.

Original Article

A Review of the “Fibrositis” Question

Pain referred to the muscles is one of the very common complaints of everyday practice. Yet little is known of the lesion or its cause. The authors consider the present state of confusion and attempt to bring some degree of order to the problem for both understanding and symptomatic treatment.

Original Article

The Diagnosis and Medical Management of Pancreatitis and Its Complications

Diagnosis and management of both acute and chronic, or relapsing pancreatitis continue to remain a problem for the family doctor. This concise consideration of these aspects should be filed for quick reference.

Original Article

Thrombolytic Therapy

The use of enzymes for the dissolution of clots is still in the investigative stage. Yet such agents are available on the market. The doctor who would use these substances will do well to read this paper carefully.

Original Article

Chronic Dependency in Emotional Illness

The need for fulfillment of dependency is basic in normal emotional development. Its lack may be reflected in later life in either the psychologic sphere or in that of the psychosomatic.

Original Article

The Role of the Industrial Physician in Compensation Matters As Seen from the Legal Point of View

The author sets forth the duties of the doctor, as a citizen, to contribute to the implementation of the laws of the States and the Country, whether in industrial cases or in civil litigation.

Original Article

Effects of Chlordiazepoxide in Psychiatric Disorders

From an uncontrolled study of the use of this drug the authors believe it has a place in the treatment of anxiety, mild depression and phobias. It has certain untoward by-effects which are emphasized by the discussant.

Original Article

Radiation – Industry’s Best Understood Problem

The author emphasizes the accurate means by which radiation hazards may be spotted. He indicates the good record established by the industries processing uranium, for example.

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