Issue - Southern Medical Association

Acknowledgement

Books Received

Announcement

Awards of the Southern Medical Association

Book Review

The Multilingual Manual for Medical Interpreting

Book Review

Contributions to Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Book Review

Rose and Carless Manual of Surgery

Book Review

Electrical Impedance Plethysmography

Book Review

Nonpenetrating Injuries of the Abdomen

Book Review

Injuries of the Brain and Spinal Cord and Their Coverings

Book Review

A Short History of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Case Report

Protein-Losing Gastroenteropathy: Case Report of Menetrier’s Disease and Suggested Etiology

Case Report

Coarctation of the Abdominal Aorta: Report of a Case and Review of the Surgical Procedures

Case Report

Malignant Lymphoma Involving Ovaries

Editorial

DISTURBED CHILDREN

Editorial

THE DOCTOR IN OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE

Announcement

INSTRUCTIONS TO CONTRIBUTORS

Original Article

Maternal and Fetal Plasma Levels of Anileridine During Labor

In the evaluation of a new analgesic for use during labor, it becomes mandatory that careful observations be made relative to blood levels of the drug not only in the maternal circulation but also in that of the fetus. Such a study is recorded here with a new analgesic drug.

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Potentiation of Salicylate Plasma Levels and Analgesic Action by Methocarbamol

The studies recorded here demonstrate a potentiation of salicylate level in the plasma by the simultaneous administration of methocarbamol. The evaluation of clinical results dependent upon subjective interpretation will require a much larger series of cases before scientific deductions may be drawn.

Original Article

The Round Window – The Need of A Critical Revaluation: A Preliminary Communication

An intriguing and interesting consideration of the physiologic functions in hearing, -no more need be said, since it should be read.

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The Routine Use of the Papanicolaou Smear in Pregnant Women

The efficacy of the cytologic smear from the cervix of the nonpregnant uterus has been established without argument, the same cannot be said for the smear from the cervix in the pregnant woman. The authors consider the controversy and offer their findings. They believe study of the pregnant woman should…

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Peptic Ulcers in Children

Many clinicians have failed to make a diagnosis of peptic ulceration in children. The author considers this problem and relates his experiences in the diagnosis of peptic ulcer in children.

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Indications for Surgical Treatment in Congenital Heart Disease

The family physician must school himself to recognize the place of modern surgical methods in the management of the child having congenital cardiac anomalies. It is difficult for both him and the child's parents to enter upon surgical interference in a child who seems to be doing well.

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Innocent Murmurs

Periodically the subject of murmurs needs review. This is a concise and simple consideration of the physiologic bases as well as physical characteristics of murmurs unrelated to structural abnormalities of the heart.

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Industrial Medicine as a Part of General Practice

By force of circumstances the small industrial plant cannot afford a full-time medical director. Many of the smaller industries are established in communities of moderate size. The general practitioner is a “natural” as part-time medical advisor in industry under these circumstances. Here is an interesting and challenging subspecialty.

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Mastotympanic Surgery: An Evaluation of Procedures and Results

The authors discuss those surgical technics which seem to offer the best results in terms of a dry ear and at the same time preserve or even enhance hearing.

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Anticoagulants in Coronary Disease

Many aspects of anticoagulant therapy have not been settled. The authors attempt to find answers to these in the literature. They give some of their own experiences.

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Treatment of Hemorrhoidal Thrombosis

The author considers thrombosis of hemorrhoids and presents his view of the management indicated in each type.

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Anorectal Surgery in the Elderly Patient

In all fields of surgery chronologic age per se is no longer the prime consideration in the denial of surgical treatment to the older patient. Rather it is the presence or absence or extent of systemic disorders which set the limits to the operative procedures.

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Recent Trends in Thyroid Surgery

The past decade has seen drastic changes in thinking by many relative to the nonsurgical versus the surgical management of thyroid disease. The controversy may not be settled for some years. The authors present their views on this subject.

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Six Hundred Conversion Reactions: Age, Sex, Race, Marital Status, Religion and Residence by Population

The author has analyzed the cases of conversion reaction by diagnostic categories and also by other factors which might seem to influence their development.

Original Article

Drug Interaction in Anesthesia

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A.Clayton McCarty, M.D. Louisville Physician Named President-Elect of Southern Medical Association

Original Article

Surgical Treatment of Psychomotor Epilepsy: Five Year Follow-up

The author reports satisfactory results in a goodly proportion of patients having psychomotor epilepsy and in whom anterior temporal lobectomy had been done.

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Unsuspected Carcinoma in Surgical Specimens of the Prostate

By systematic rather than sectioning at random, many more instances of cancer of the prostate are found in surgical specimens. The mortality rate is higher in those suspected clinically of having cancer than in those not suspect.

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Progress in Certification of Child Psychiatrists

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Biologic False Positive Reactions for Syphilis

The development of more specific serologic tests, especially those using treponemal antigens, has been of great aid in the evaluation of the reactive routine, screening “blood tests” for syphilis. Though biologic false positive reactions may be highly significant, it should not be forgotten that a positive test raises the diagnosis…

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