Issue - Southern Medical Association

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Specialism, Superiority and Psychiatry

Specialism in medicine is not new. Its accelerated pace in the past half century has been both anticipated and necessary. The growth in medical science has made it impossible for any one man to encompass these advances, even within his “specialty.” With specialized interest in a medical field has developed,…

Article

Is Psychotherapy Effective?

This type of paper is often left unwritten. It is one of self-analysis, but at the same time emphasizes the difficulties of properly controlled studies. Yet his suggestions that some of the money spent on “service” might well be channeled into research is well taken.

Article

Trauma and Cancer: A Relationship Based Upon Cell Mutation

The evidence for trauma as a possible cause for malignancy, or at least as co-carcinogen, has been reviewed. The author has had two instances in which interrelationships between mechanical injury and the development of malignancy are difficult to deny.

Article

The Rehabilitation of the Flail Hand

The author describes modifications of a new device to aid in the training of the person with a flail hand.

Article

Perinatal Mortality on the Private Service of a Teaching Hospital

Immature and premature babies suffered the highest mortality rates. Among these anoxia was the major cause of death, though other contributing factors played a large role.

Article

Demethylchlortetracycline: A Double-Blind Study in the Treatment of Acne with Attention to Side-Effects Noted

Broad spectrum antibiotics continue in the therapy of acne. As new ones appear, they are given a trial in this disease. The author recounts his experiences with a new antibiotic.

Article

Carcinoma of the Endometrium

The success in the early diagnosis and treatment of cancer of the cervix cannot be matched by that of carcinoma of the endometrium. Diagnostic difficulties and pathogenesis are considered in this paper, and a search for the best therapeutic attack.

Article

Hyponatremia Probably Due to Inappropriate Secretion of Antidiuretic Hormone Associated with Bronchogenic Carcinoma

Constantly, new and distant manifestations of malignancy are being described.

Case Report

The Durable Incompatible Marriage: Psychological Characteristics of the Mates

The institution of marriage poses many problems to the family physician when there is obvious marital incompatibility. Analyses such as described here may be of some help in facing certain situations in married patients. But much more is to be known.

Case Report

Preparation and Use of Fresh Frozen Plasma: A Review

This blood product can be prepared rather simply in a hospital laboratory. Its use is attended by less hazard than whole blood and at the same time contains more of the labile factors necessary in coagulation and in some of the immunologic reactions.

Case Report

Multiple Congenital Anomalies in a Negro Infant with 13-15 Trisomy

Case Report

Married Couples’ Group in Therapy of Psychoneuroses

Apparently the approach of gathering several married couples into a small band for group therapy is a concept that has had little trial. The author describes his experiences in this field and the logic back of such a psychotherapeutic approach.

Case Report

Observations on Some of the Clotting Factors in Liver Disease

A new area in hepatic function is being explored; this deals with certain of the clotting factors. The authors continue investigations in this field in an effort to determine if differential studies may be of aid in the diagnosis of specific hepatic disease.

Case Report

Amyloidosis and Hypertension A case Study with a Review of the Literature

Case Report

Clinicopathologic Conferences Duke University School of Medicine

Case Report

Radiation Hypophysectomy with Gold-198

Hypophysectomy has been used in instances of widespread metastases from cancer of the breast as a palliative measure. In an effort to avoid open surgery in these very ill patients, irradiation of the pituitary gland has been employed. The author discusses his experience of placing radioactive gold in the sella…

Case Report

Control of Tonsillar and Adenoidal Bleeding by Electrodesiccation and Halothane Anesthesia

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