Issue - Southern Medical Association

Case Report

Leptospirosis (Pomona Fever)

Case Report

Paroxysmal Myoglobinuria with Respiratory and Renal Failure and Death

Case Report

Drug Induced Ventricular Fibrillation: Resuscitation in a Physician’s Office

Case Report

Spontaneous Rupture of the Spleen Secondary to Metastatic Carcinoma

Editorial

THE SUPPLY OF PHYSICIANS IN THE FUTURE

Original Article

The Hereditary Hemolytic Anemias Recent Concepts and Developments

Much has been learned over the past decade about the inborn errors of metabolism which may influence the life-span of the red cell, and by its destruction contribute the factor of hemolytic anemia. The author has reviewed the mechanisms involved.

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Urologic Evaluation of Acute Renal Failure

In general, the authors have found that anuria is not a disease amenable to surgical treatment. Nevertheless, because occasionally surgical intervention is indicated, the urologist should be called in to see such patients and recommend urologic investigations as may seem indicated.

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Intestinal Disaccharidase Content

The authors report an interesting study in intestinal physiology. They have demonstrated a fundamental enzymotic derangement involving the utilization of carbohydrate. Intolerance to disaccharides may be of either congenital or acquired origin. The first is an inherited enzyme defect. The other may be secondary to disease of the small bowel.

Original Article

Benzophenone as a Sunscreen

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Complications of Transurethral Prostatectomy and their Management

The authors present their large and collective experience with the transurethral resection of the prostate. Complications are discussed and technics and management outlined to reduce them to the minimum.

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A Psychiatric Study of Two Patients with Dystonia Musculorum Deformans

The author has demonstrated to his satisfaction that patients afflicted with this bizorre and rare disturbance had best be left to good general medical care. The accompanying emotional problem is of such depth that attempts at specific psychotherapy may well end in psychosis.

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Recent Advances in Cardiac Drugs

The author has reviewed concisely, and placed in perspective the newer drugs available in the management of cardiac disease.

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The Use of a Digital Computer as an Aid to Patient Care in the Operating Room

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Porokeratosis: Report of Twelve Patients with Multiple Superficial Lesions

The author recounts his experience with a number of patients and suggests this disease is not as rare as has been thought.

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Hyperparathyroidism Experience with 55 Cases

The urologist in encountering renal calculi is not infrequently the one to make the diagnosis of hyperparathyroidism. Determinations of the serum calcium is the single most helpful diagnostic test.

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Malignant Melanoma of Choroid and Ciliary Body

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Velopharyngeal Incompetence

The author describes the surgical management of this condition.

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Continuous Intra-Arterial Infusion Using Compressed Gas for Power

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Evaluation of Radioactive Mercury Brain Scanning: Problem Cases Including Three Year Follow-up of Patients

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Edwardsiella Tarda: Etioiogic Agent in a Post-Traumatic Subgaleal Abscess

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The Kidney in Normal and Abnormal Pregnancy: Differential Diagnosis

The author has pointed to the renal changes which accompany normal pregnancy. Then if abnormalities are engrafted upon these changes, disease may supervene and offer puzzling problems in diagnosis and treatment.

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Vasodilators in Shock – When?

The author carefully considers the rationale of the use of vasodilators. When they should be used and when not.

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Medical Grand Rounds from the University of Alabama Medical Center

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Programmed Medical Interviewing A Teaching Technic

The author emphasizes the difficulties in teaching medical interviewing, the basic ingredient in the doctor-patient relationship. Anyone who has taught in this area recognizes the impossibility of any technic or method encompassing this Art. No two situations are identical—two personalities are involved and more or less unduplicated case histories. Since…

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Strephosymbolia – A Common Lesion

“Mirror writing or reading” probably accounts for more of the learning and school difficulties of those of average or more than average intelligence than has been suspected. The diagnosis of this physiologic anomaly is quite simple. Treatment is difficult and time consuming with a woeful paucity of trained personnel.

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Pancreatic Replacement Therapy Its Effect Upon Malabsorption Induced by Neomycin

In patients having pancreatic insufficiency, malabsorption induced by neomycin was not altered by treatment with pancreatic enzyme.

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Acute True Blow-Out Fracture of the Orbit

The authors discuss the difficulties of diagnosis and the best technic for reducing these fractures involving the orbit.

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Psychiatric Observations on Asthma in Children

The author considers the interplay of psychologic, social and biologic factors which make up the background of the asthmotic child. An awareness of these, often discernable at the time of attack, will aid the doctor in the management of the disease on a long-term basis.

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Contemporary Multiple Major Diseases

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Consultation as a Two-way Process Psychiatric Consultations with Medical Patients

The author points out so well the needs (and the gains to be derived) for greater ease in communication between the psychiatrist and the nonpsychiatric practitioner. The recognition of advantages of earlier psychiatric consultation for many patients, not as a"last resort," and an active role in hospital duties will permit…

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Gynecologic Aspects of Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura Experience with 29 Cases

Hypermenorrhea in a young woman should always suggest the possible diagnosis of idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, irrespective of genital disease which may be present. The blood dyscrasia is not infrequently identified by the onset of the menarche and excessive bleeding.

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Influence of Uncooked Meat on Tests for Occult Blood in the Stool

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