Issue - Southern Medical Association

Acknowledgement

BOOKS RECEIVED

Book Review

Drugs, Medicines and Man

Book Review

Symptom Diagnosis

Book Review

Diethyl Ether—Its Effects in the Human Body

Book Review

Advances in Rheumatic Fever 1940-1961

Book Review

Annual Review of Medicine

Book Review

Psychological Development in Health and Disease

Book Review

Synopsis of Pediatrics

Book Review

Multiple-Choice Examinations in Medicine. A Guide for Examiner and Examinee

Book Review

Correlative Neuroanarotmy and Functional Neurology

Book Review

Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine

Book Review

Pathology of the Nervous System. A Student’s Introduction

Book Review

Psychology – Principles and Applications

Book Review

The Fabulous Octogenarian. Courtney W. Shropshire, M.D

Case Report

Paroxysmal Cold Hemoglobinuria

Case Report

Aplastic Anemia due to Pentachloro phenol and Tetrachlorophenol

Case Report

Carcinoma Arising in a Caruncle of the Urethral Meatus

Case Report

Leiomyosarcoma of the Diaphragm

Editorial

ADENOMAS OF THE COLON

Editorial

DEATHS FROM VENOMOUS ANIMALS

Original Article

The Myoglobin Molecule and its Possible Structural Alterations in Diseased States of Skeletal and Cardiac Muscle

This study illustrates the changes which are occurring in research as the biochemical background of disease is being investigated, the logical step after the timehonored anatomic and physiologic approaches, as new tools become available.

Original Article

A Study of Motor Nerve Conduction Determination of Velocity

The author believes that a determination of conduction velocity in motor nerves may become of diagnostic assistance in neuropathies of peripheral nerves.

Original Article

Obesity: An Incurable Disease?

Reduction in weight, its attainment and maintenance, involves more than a mere gram of food-caloric expenditure relationship. The answers to the factors in obesity are not all recorded as yet.

Original Article

Keratoacanthoma and Squamous Cell Carcinoma

The author has clearly defined the clinical and histopathologic differences of these two lesions. This emphasizes the etiologic and prognostic aspects of the two diseases and the therapeutic approach.

Original Article

Observations of the Use of 19- Nortestosterone in Patients with Oliguric Uremia

The author's observations tend to confirm the studies of others that anabolic steroids may be of assistance in renal failure.

Original Article

Drug-Induced Hemolytic Anemia Application of Methemoglobin Reduction Test

The inherited enzymatic deficiency of red cells which may result in a self-limited hemolytic anemia upon the administration of a number of drugs is relatively infrequent. Nevertheless, it has been suggested that routine testing for this abnormality may be worthwhile in patients upon admission to a hospital. The congenital defect…

Original Article

Outbreak of Shigellosis Resembling Enterovirus

In the description of this epidemic the author makes an interesting contribution to the clinical manifestations of shigellosis.

Original Article

Gastric Hypothermia and Freezing

This new technic of controlling bleeding from peptic ulcer and possibly its clinical course is attracting widespread interest.

Original Article

Management of Rheumatic Diseases in General Practice

Original Article

Glaucoma Surgery

The author reviews the indications for surgery in the acute narrow angle glaucoma. After considering the overlapping of types of lesion he points to the use of drug therapy in the chronic open angle type, at least for a time.

Original Article

Progressive Communicating Hydrocephalus Following Subarachnoid Bleeding – A Neurosurgical Emergency

A progressive course of deterioration following subarachnoid hemorrhage should suggest this condition, and adequate steps must then be taken to prevent permanent damage.

Original Article

Prolonged Oral Anticoagulant Therapy: Appraisal of its Hazards and Benefits

The matter of anticoagulant therapy in the management of acute myocardial infarction has not been settled to everyone’s satisfaction. Therefore, it is of interest to have another author’s experiences recorded.

Original Article

Cholesterol Cyst and Calcified Masses of the Scrotum

Scrota I masses may offer puzzling diagnostic problems. The cases described here indicate the variety which may be encountered.

Original Article

Let’s Take the Fuss Out of Pap

The author, appreciative of the many poorly prepared slides for examination by the Papanicolaou rechnic, has developed a method of gaining information from these preparations.

Original Article

Medicals Grand Rounds from the University of Alabama Medical Center

Original Article

Use of the Temporary Quadrilateral Socket Plaster Pylon in the Elderly Amputee

In many elderly amputees there is grave question whether they will or can use a prosthesis. Therefore a temporary and cheap one should be fitted for trial. The author describes such an approach.

Original Article

Gastroscopy A Fifteen Year Evaluation

This study, as have others in the post, shows the gastroscope to be a useful tool for supplemental use to the radiologic and other clinical evaluation.

Original Article

Toxic Reactions of the Hematopoietic System to Chemical Substances

The expansion of our therapeutic armamentarium in the last several decades by the synthesis of new drugs and chemicals is nothing short of remarkable. But the physician should ever be mindful of the fact that progress has been made only with a certain hazard in the balance. This should merely…

Original Article

The Lost Decade

The author emphasizes that there is reason to believe that a decade elapses between the development of an intra-epithelial carcinoma and an epidermoid cancer of the cervix. Every doctor knows what this means in prognosis and prevention!

Original Article

Clinical Investigation in General Practice: The Use of a Simplified Data-Recording System

If there is interest, the family physician could contribute much to the advance of clinical information. He has the advantages of long-term follow-up denied the university physician. The key-sort cards described here make for an accurate method of assembling statistics and can be used in a doctor’s office with less…

Original Article

Pelvic Relaxation and Repair Including Prolapse of Vagina Following Hysterectomy

The author has reviewed the technic of vaginal hysterectomy as a guide to prevent vaginal prolapse. Given such a complication the proper method of repairing the pelvic floor assures success in the relief of the symptoms which have distressed the patient.

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