Issue - Southern Medical Association

Book Review

Handbook of Medical Treatment

Book Review

Fundamentals of Acid-Base Regulation

Book Review

Meaning and Methods of Diagnosis in Clinical Psychiatry

Book Review

Clinical Hemotology

Book Review

Analgesia and Anesthesia In Obstetrics

Book Review

Essay on the First Hundred Years of Anesthesia

Book Review

Structural Forms of Anesthetic Compounds

Case Report

Branchial Cysts and Fistulas Report of an Unusual Case

Case Report

An Unusual Cause of Intractable Hiccups: A Hair in the External Auditory Canal

Editorial

A REAPPRAISAL OF ACUTE RHEUMATIC FEVER

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Medical Grand Rounds from the University of Alabama Medical Center

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Acute Sprain of the Cervical Spine

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The Management of Refractory Congestive Heart Failure

The management of intractable heart failure is not an unusual problem for the general practitioner as well as internist. Much good advice is offered in this review.

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Mycokeratitis: Treatment of Fungal Corneal Ulcers with Amphotericin B and Mechanical Debridement

The authors have had good results in instances of fungal ulcer of the cornea by mechanical debridement and the topical use of the fungistatic antibiotic.

Original Article

Vein Grafts in Otologic Surgery: With an Analysis of 127 Repairs of the Tympanum

The attempts at repair of perforations of the ear drum have been attended by a number of technical difficulties. The authors have found that grafts of vein wall have in most instances “taken” in a highly satisfactory manner.

Original Article

Eye Injuries in Industry

The author reviews the types of injury to the eye encountered in an industrial practice, diagnostic and therapeutic measures, and emphasizes the need for accurate records.

Original Article

Fixation of Living Tissue: Growth of Bone and Tissue Through Plastic Vacuoles

The authors describe experiments in the use of a plastic bonding glue for the treatment of fractures.

Original Article

Studies on the Amnionic Fluid

Determinations of levels of bilirubin and iron in the amnionic fluid have not been found helpful in predicting the severity of the hemolytic process in infants with erythroblastosis.

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Unusual Lesions of the Optic Chiasm A Report of Four Cases

These cases illustrate the confusion which may attend the differential diagnosis of disease involving the optic chiasm.

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The Morphology of the Prepubertal Ovary Relationship to the Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

In an attempt to have a better understanding of the ovary and its function in the prepubertal state, the author has made histologic studies of such ovaries. Findings similar to those of the polycystic ovary are the rule. The author then speculates upon the causes of anovulation.

Original Article

Tympanoplasty: 125 Cases Without a Cavity

The authors evaluate a number of methods which have been evolved to avoid cavity formation and to maintain sound conduction, when dealing with cholesteatoma. They believe the newer methods are successful but warn that more time may be needed to evaluate the end results especially after removal of larger cholesteatomas.

Original Article

Maternal Age and Parity in Relation to Cerebral Palsy in Their Infants

The older primigravida is less likely to have a palsied infant than a woman in any other group. The elderly multigravida is more likely to have a palsied child than is her younger sister.

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Migraine – A Diagnostic Dilemma? or Waste-Basket Syndrome?

The author considers the dangers of the diagnosis of “atypical migraine” and expresses his belief in a frequent association of such symptoms with neurologic and vascular lesions related to the region of the cervical spine.

Original Article

Median Episiotomy and Complete Perineotomy

The authors find the median episiotomy has advantages over the mediolateral type. Complications are of no greater moment.

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The Management of Prolonged Labor

The author has reviewed the accepted steps to be taken in managing a prolonged labor.

Original Article

Chymotrypsin in the Treatment of Dendritic Ulcers

This is a new method of treatment which seems to offer a more satisfactory attack upon the stubborn lesion of dendritic ulcer. It may be used in young children who otherwise need to be anesthetized before cauterizing agents may be used.

Original Article

Double Pin Fixation of Severely Comminuted Fractures of the Distal Radius and Ulna

The author recommends this method of managing the difficult comminuted fractures of the ulna and radius.

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A New and Practical Method in the Management of Fractures of the Zygomatic Complex

The author describes his method of managing fractures of this type and its advantages.

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Treatment of Parkinson’s Syndrome by Stereotaxic Technic

The treatment of Parkinsonian disease by the method described has been in use now for a number of years in various clinics of the world. Seemingly good results may be attained in a satisfactory percentage of patients.

Southern Medical News

Southern Medical News