Issue - Southern Medical Association

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Calcaneus Fractures Involving the Subtalar Joint: A Clinical and Statistical Survey of 98 Cases

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Juvenile Diabetes: The Educational Experience of Diabetic Camp Using Programmed Instruction

Though the authors' results with programmed learning were negative, the effectiveness of the diabetic camp as an educational experience for these children was again made evident. It would appear that a larger group of subjects and consideration of the age factor might demonstrate programmed learning to be as worthwhile as…

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Management of Stress Urinary Incontinence in the Female. Use of the Chain Cystogram

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Legal Consent: A Medical Dilemma

In this day of the ever-present threat of a liability suit, the physician and surgeon must step warily. The ramifications of legal consent seem almost endless, as one reads this essay.

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Starch-Eater’s Anemia

Here is a condition, probably not rare, which possibly receives little attention in the taking of the history in colored women who have anemia.

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Ganglion of the Glenohumeral Joint: An Unusual Axillary Tumor

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A Reevaluation of Chlorpropamide in the Treatment of Diabetes Mellitus: Six Years Clinical Experience

The authors have demonstrated a most satisfactory continued effectiveness in the control of diabetes by this agent in a high proportion of cases. Its use has been singularly free of untoward by-effects.

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Nevi vs. Moles Senile Lentigo Maligna – Diagnosis and Prognosis

The author reviews the subject- of pigmented nevi, their likelihood of becoming malignant and their management. If treatment is other than surgical excision, the dermatologist must satisfy himself that it is adequate.

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Lincomycin in the Treatment of Cervicitis and Vaginitis in Pregnancy

The authors have used a new antibiotic in the treatment of cervical and vaginal infections during pregnancy. They have found the drug effective against penicillin resistant organisms and against H. vaginalis. No untoward side effects were encountered.

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The Role of the Obstetrician-Gynecologist in Family Life Education

Without a doubt family counseling is badly needed. Family planning is faced realistically today. Teenage problems are real. Without a doubt the obstetrician-gynecologist is in the best position to advise on these matters.

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Medical Grand Rounds from the University of Alabama Medical Center

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Treatment Trends in Monilial Vaginitis

The authors have found that nystatin is the best therapeutic agent for the care of this condition in the nonpregnant woman. Cure during pregnancy is difficult to achieve.

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Hypertelorism and the Bifid Nose

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The Skin and Internal Disease

Though the point has been made repeatedly that the skin may bear the signposts of systemic or internal disease, it deserves repetition periodically. The author has beautifully and comprehensively reemphasized the interrelationships of dermatology and internal medicine as well as other special fields of interest.

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Seven Medical Proposals for the Prevention of Injury and Death on the Highways

Everyone agrees that the toll in deaths and injuries on our highways is a shameful blot in days of enlightenment. But little has been done about it. Law enforcement is spotty, and the auto manufacturers are just beginning to become modern. The author suggests a program which would be most…

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Studies on the Intrauterine Contraceptive Device

The authors give their experience with the use of such devices in 2,000 women. They have demonstrated that the effect of a mechanical contraceptive device is to stimulate peristalsis and movement of the ovum through the uterus and thus to avoid implantation.

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Evaluation of Eighty Children with Nontraumatic Hematuria

This paper is a timely one since recent years have shown an increasing interest in pediatric urology. The authors emphasize practical approaches to the diagnostic problems in the presence of hematuria as well as the differential diagnosis.

Case Report

Listerial Metencephalitis

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Human Bite Infections of the Hand

The authors consider the gravity of human bites. Prognosis is especially poor if the S. aureus, coagulase positive is present as a pathogen. Prompt treatment of such bite wounds is imperative.

Clinical Brief

Detection of Hypoglycemia During Sleep

Case Report

Teratoma of the Testis in an Infant

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The Use of Cryogens in Glaucoma

The authors offer a preliminary report on the use of this modality of treatment in the management of glaucoma. They describe technic but find it too early to draw any conclusions as to its efficacy.

Case Report

Pneumococcal Arthritis Complicating Rheumatoid Arthritis

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The Urethra and Its Relationship to Urinary Tract Infection: The Flora of the Normal Female Urethra

Actually the bacterial flora of the female urethra has never been adequately isolated and evaluated as to its relationship to disease of the urinary tract. By an ingenious instrument the author has been able to identify the urethral segment from which the culture was made.

Case Report

Cranial Actinomycosis As a Diagnostic Problem

Case Report

Epilepsy Precipitated by Abrupt Meprobamate Withdrawal

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Opacification of the Amniotic Fluid for Localization of the Placenta

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Large Dose Urography in Children

The authors have established a routine use of large doses of contrast material with uniformly successful results in urography in children.

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Fractures of the Femoral Neck Fixation by Multiple Threaded Wires

The author has had good results by this method of fixation if the reduction is in a valgus position. He clearly outlines the selection of cases for this procedure.

Editorial

Continuing Education – A Critical Appraisal

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