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IDIOPATHIC NEUROPATHY AS A SIGN OF CANCER

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Total Aplastic Anemia and Other Complications Following the So-Called “Antithyroid Drugs” in the Treatment of Thyrotoxicosis

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The Dysproteinemias

Alterations in the plasma proteins are not uncommonly encountered as a manifestation of disease. The changes may be either quantitative or qualitative. Dysproteinemia may be the result of disturbances in synthesis, catabolism, distribution within the body or external loss of plasma proteins. Frequently, combinations of these factors may occur simultaneously.

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Conservative Surgery for Large Ovarian Cysts

The authors point to the salvage or saving of ovarian tissue by resection of large ovarian cysts and reconstituting a functional ovary, whose importance cannot be minimized in a young woman.

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Evaluating the Suicidal Risk

No matter what his type of practice, the doctor sooner or later, and at intervals will have under his care a patient who has attempted or threatened suicide. Under no circumstances can he dismiss these symptoms as insignificant. His is the responsibility of evaluating the patient's personality and motivations, for…

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The Development and Management of Phobias

The author has found group therapy of help in patients who have phobias and who have not responded to psychotherapy offered individually.

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Officers Southern Medical Association 1960-1961

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Epidemiology of Poliomyelitis in Arkansas – 1959

Immunization of certain segments of the population with Salk vaccine has been reflected in an altered pattern of distribution of the disease.

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Vulnerability to Stroke Secondary to Occlusion of the Internal Carotid Artery Its Evaluation by Angiography

Congenital anomalies in the distribution of the branches of the internal carotid artery are varied. Such anomalies are of great importance in the vulnerability of the brain to stroke upon the development of atheromatous plaques. Angiography may demonstrate these variations from the normal.

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Electron Microscopy of the Kidney in Health and Disease

Electron microscopy is pushing back the shadowy borders of the histologic structure of the cell. The author reviews what has been learned concerning intracellular changes which accompany renal disease.

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Clinical Usefulness of Determining Bromsulphalein and Its Metabolic Products Preliminary Observations

It appears that the mechanism for the clearance of bromsulphalein is probably more than hepatic uptake, storage and excretion. The conjugation of the dye is apparently part of the function involved and there may be significance of its relationship to storage. More studies will be needed relative to the conjugates…

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Cerebral Lesions in Uncomplicated Fatal Diabetic Acidosis

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Etiology and Therapy of Diabetic Retinopathy A New Approach

It has become quite evident that the vascular lesions and complications of diabetes mellitus are not dependent upon glucose levels in the blood. Other biochemical substances are related to these abnormalities though their exact role has not been clearly defined.

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Management of Late Results in Athletic Injuries to the Knee

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Practical Management of Snake Bite in Louisiana

Morbidity and mortality are directly related to the amount of venom injected at the time of the bite. The authors suggest the use of standard methods of treatment of snake bite.

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Viral Hepatitis Experience in a General Civilian Hospital

Contrary to a commonly accepted attitude of the past that hepatitis was a relatively benign disease, present knowledge indicates a need for respect for this infection and concern as to possible residual hepatic damage.

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Four Outstanding Symposia Featured on Dallas Program

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Evaluation of Methatar in Eczema

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The Industrial Hygienist’s Contributions in the Field of Occupational Health

This specialist has the responsibility of the environment in industrial plants as related to health. Obviously, he and the industrial physician make up a team which is absolutely necessary for the welfare of the worker.

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Vomiting Mechanisms A Clinical Study of Thiethylperazine

The central mechanism for vomiting is not well understood, if it is to be explained on one mechanism only. Several of the newer synthetic drugs seem to have an amelioratory effect on this symptom. The authors have studied the effects of a still newer phenothiazine.

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