Issue - Southern Medical Association

Book Review

Proceedings of World Forum on Syphilis and Other Treponematoses

Book Review

Accident Surgery

Book Review

Comparative Atherosclerosis. The Morphology of Spantaneous and Induced Atherosclerotic Lesions in Animals and Its Relation to Human Disease

Book Review

Human Pathology. An Introduction to Medicine

Book Review

Clinical Nursing: Pathophysiological and Psychosocial Approaches

Case Report

Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis, Nocardiosis and Chronic Granulocytic Leukemia

Case Report

Cervical Pregnancy Associated with Uterine Leiomyomas

Clinical Brief

Joint Motion in Wrist Flexion and Extension

Editorial

PERFECT BINDING

Editorial

THE PSYCHIATRIC CONSULTATION IN THE GENERAL HOSPITAL

Original Article

Duodenal Enteritis

The diagnosis of this rare lesion is difficult to establish at times, and is dependent upon roentgenologic study and at times upon mucosal biopsy. It seems to present no typical syndrome and must be differentiated from a number of relatively common diseases of the upper gastrointestinal tract

Original Article

Cesarean Total Hysterectomy Experience with 160 Cases

Whenever sterilization is desirable in a woman to be delivered by cesarean section, hysterectomy may safely be done at the time of section by an experienced surgeon. The authors' extensive experience permits this generalization.

Original Article

The Extensor Shift Procedure in the Correction of Clawtoe Deformities in Children

The authors have found this operative procedure generally gives good results in an attempt to correct clawtoes in children. They outline the causes of the deformity and the mechanics involved in its development.

Original Article

Fractures Complicating the Habilitation of the Meningomyelocele Patient

Fractures are unlikely in this type of patient if he is kept active and if proper braces are used.

Original Article

Consultation As A Two-Way Process Psychiatric Education Through Consultation

There is an increasing awareness of the role emotional reactions play in disease,—especially in so-called psychosomatic diseases. Too it is recognized that there are not enough psychiatrists to cope with the magnitude of the problem. “Open” psychiatric services in general hospitals will stimulate further the need for doctors of whatever…

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Subcutaneous Fat Necrosis of the Newborn

Subcutaneous fat necrosis is a relatively common but poorly understood disorder of the newborn. This paper, which includes five cases, outlines the differing features of this condition from sclerema neonatorum and other conditions and emphasizes the occurrence of hypercalcemia and serious systemic manifestations which are often poorly appreciated.

Original Article

Experimental Villonodular Synovitis

The authors describe the production of a lesion suggestive of this form of synovitis in dogs by the injection of either blood or sterile saline solution.

Original Article

Laboratory Diagnosis of Histoplasmosis: A Review

The diagnosis of histoplasmosis may be a difficult one and every means available may be needed to evaluate the clinical situation. The laboratory can be helpful.

Original Article

Scalenus Anticus Syndrome

The author reviews a syndrome about which there has been controversy upon occasion and describes some of his experiences with such cases.

Original Article

Treatment of Depression with Low Voltage Direct Current

The authors report their preliminary results by use of an electric modality different from the usual convulsive treatment used in the management of depressions.

Original Article

Lateral Approach to the Upper Cervical Spine for Anterior Fusion

Original Article

Food Hypersensitivity Simulating Rheumatoid Arthritis

The author points to the occasional patient who presents the clinical picture seemingly of rheumatoid arthritis and who has, rather, hypersensitivity to some food to account for the symptoms. This emphasizes the need for the clinician to be alert always to the possibility of an allergic phenomenon simulating a fairly…

Original Article

A New Procedure for Stenosis of the Lower Lacrimal Canaliculus

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Orthotic Management of the Spastic Hand

Recovery of the use of the hand progresses spontaneously with little help to be gained by physical therapy. However, there is use for orthotic aids in attaining maximal improvement.

Original Article

On the Etiology, Rational Treatment and Prevention of Multiple Sclerosis

When a well defined disease, both clinically and pathologically, has continuously defied all investigative and experimental approaches to its cause, any new hypothesis must be met with cold appraisal. The author offers a hypothesis for the pathogenesis and etiology of multiple sclerosis unrelated to any advanced in the past. A…

Original Article

Tourniquet Paralysis: A Primary Vascular Phenomenon

Original Article

Patellectomy: When, Why and How

The author does not agree, with certain surgeons, that a person has normal function without the patella. On the other hand, when clear-cut indications for patellectomy exist, excision may represent the best treatment under the circumstances.

Original Article

Medical Grand Rounds from the University of Alabama Medical Center

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