Issue - Southern Medical Association

Acknowledgement

BOOKS RECEIVED

Book Review

The Biologic Basis of Cancer Management

Book Review

Obstetrics

Book Review

Intra-Osseous Venography

Book Review

Master Your Tensions and Enjoy Living Again

Book Review

A Guide to Orthopaedics

Book Review

Diabetes

Book Review

Principles of Pathology

Book Review

Resuscitation of the Newborn Infant

Editorial

PULMONARY OSTEOARTHROPATHY

Editorial

Know your new Councilors

The governing body of Southern Medical Association, the Council, is comprised of one Councilor from each state or district composing the territory from which the Association draws its membership. Councilors arc appointed by the President, serve for five years and are not eligible for reappointment. Councilor terms expire with the…

Editorial

Daniel L. Sexton, M.D., Noted Missourian Selected President-Elect of Southern Medical Association

Editorial

SOUTHERN MEDICAL NEWS

Editorial

Military Medicine 1861-1865

Original Article

Specifications far Scientific Exhibits A Panel Discussion

Original Article

Maintenance Quinidine Therapy with a Sustained-Acting Quinidine Sulfate Tablet

The maintenance of quinidine therapy is difficult at times permitting, thereby, an escape to an abnormal conducting mechanism. The authors believe that a tablet containing a slow-acting quinidine has its advantages in providing for more satisfactory management.

Original Article

The Value of Norepinephrine Infusion in the Differentiation of Stenotic and Regurgitant Mitral Valve Disease

The diagnosis of mitral regurgitation in the presence of mitral stenosis is difficult. Cardiac catheterization during hypertension in response to the infusion of norepinephrine is of aid to diagnosis.

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The Treatment of Diabetes Mellitus with Chlorpropamide

By using this drug in the middle-aged and elderly diabetic, satisfactory levels of blood sugar were maintained without need for an elaborate dietary regimen and without hypoglycemic reactions. Some did not lose control even if the drug was stopped for some days.

Original Article

The Electrical Conductivity of Normal Body Fluids: In Equivalent mEq./L. of Sodium Chloride

The author describes his technic and results in studying ionized sodium chloride in body fluids. It seems simple, may be rapidly done as an office procedure, and produces consistent results. How wide a clinical application it may have remains to be determined.

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Postoperative-Cataract Corneal Contact Lenses

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Delivery of the Contact Lens to the Patient

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Legg-Calvé-Perthes Disease: The Roentgenologic Changes with Therapy in Forty Patients

The authors attempted a long-term study of results in treatment of this disturbance. They were unable to arrive at satisfactory criteria for determining when weight-bearing may be permitted.

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An Outbreak of Diphtheria in a Southern City, 1959

Diphtheria is still with us. The nantoxigenic strains may cause the same clinical picture as the toxigenic ones. Current epidemics are almost entirely confined to children. Infection with the organism is likely to occur in the unimmunized.

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Terminology

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Observations on the Symptomatic Treatment of Porphyria with Valethamate Bromide

The author describes the effectiveness of this drug in controlling the symptoms of porphyria. Presumably it acts through its anticholinergic effect. He asks that others try this drug, in instances of porphyria.

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Tuberculous Peritonitis in the Chemotherapy Era

It appears that this form of tuberculosis probably has decreased little in frequency. Also, it continues to be a disease found primarily in Negroes. More cases will need to be studied before treatment with the new drugs is firmly established in dosage and time.

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The Effect of Reticulose on Viral Infections of Experimental Animals

These experimental studies fail to verify claims that the nucleophosphoprotein referred to has antiviral effect.

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Symposium on Contact Lenses

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Advantages of and Indications for Contact Lenses

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Selection of Patients, Examination and Prescribing Contact Lenses

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Relationship of Pityriasis Alba to Eczema

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Clinicopathologic Conferences Duke University School of Medicine

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Complications of Contact Lens Wearing

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Some Occupational Dermatologic Hazards in Southern Industries

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Injuries About the Elbow in Children

The author reviews injuries which may occur to the elbow in the child and their proper management. He emphasizes the uncertainty of the x-ray in diagnosis because of the relationship of cartilage to bone which points up the need of a purely clinical approach to diagnosis.

Original Article

Clinical External Endometriosis Fifteen Years Experience at University Hospitals of Cleveland

The authors have analyzed a large series of patients suffering from the effects of external endometriosis. The symptoms and the results of surgical treatment have been evaluated.

General Information

The Scientific Exhibit and Industry

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How Scientific Exhibits Fit into the Over-All Medical Program

General Information

The Character of a Scientific Exhibit

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The Contribution of the Scientific Exhibit to Continuing Medical Education