Issue - Southern Medical Association

Book Review

Health Objectives For the Developing Society, Responsibility of Individual, Physician, and Community

Book Review

Nursing Education in Community Junior Colleges

Acknowledgment

BOOKS RECEIVED

Case Report

The Overuse of Phenacetin as a Cause of Renal Papillary Necrosis

Case Report

Brucellosis Causing Fever and Bone Marrow Granulomas

Case Report

Amniography in the Intra-uterine Transfusion: Demonstration of an Intestinal Obstruction in a Newborn

Case Report

Insulinoma and Generalized Islet Cell Hyperplasia in a Patient with Diabetes Mellitus

Case Report

Recovery Following D-C Shock for 200 Episodes of Ventricular Tachycardia-Fibrillation

Case Report

Reversible Cushing’s Syndrome Caused by A Bronchial Adenoma

Case Report

Hemorrhagic Femoral Neuropathy: Report of a Case due to Anticoagulant

Clinical Brief

Postpartum Evaluation of Two Rectal Suppositories for Bowel Evacuation

Editorial

CONTROVERSY IN INTERNAL MEDICINE

Original Article

Gentamicin Sulfate in the Treatment of Extra-Urinary Infections Due to Gram-Negative Bacteria

The authors believe this drug to be very effective in the gram-negative infections of wounds, burns, peritonitis and other lesions. Little toxicity was encountered.

Original Article

Aberrant Right Subclavian Artery

The recognition of this not uncommon congenital anomaly has a practical importance. Its presence explains several diagnostic aberrations. For the surgeon who is to operate in the cervical region, knowledge of its presence is to be forewarned for the avoidance of surgical accidents.

Original Article

Medical Grand Rounds from the University of Alabama Medical Center

Original Article

The Prognostic Value of the Trimethaphan Test

This test proved to be of no value in predicting the occurrence of hypotension during anesthesia.

Original Article

Testicular Tumors Following Orchiopexy

This represents the review of possibly the largest collection of testicular tumors in existence. The question may be raised whether, however, it may justifiably be concluded that correction of the abnormality should be undertaken before age six years.

Original Article

Congenital Heart Disease in Adults

Only the minority of those having congenital heart disease live into the middle years of life. This number will decrease as more and more of the defects are corrected in childhood. The authors review their cases of this form of heart disease as to prognosis when operated upon.

Original Article

Bacterial Endocarditis: Pathogenesis and Racial Susceptibility

Fatality rates in the Negro were twice those of whites seemingly as the result of more severe degrees of underlying heart disease and a greater tendency to perforation of valve leaflets. The study included considerations of the infecting organisms.

Original Article

Some Psychiatric Considerations in the Care of College Students

Original Article

One Year’s Experience in the Isolation of Atypical Mycobacteria at the Veterans Administration Hospital, Houston: Epidemiological and Clinical Inferences

The atypical acid-fast organisms identified in recent years are of interest from several viewpoints. Of especial interest and for study has been the relationship of these organisms to pathologic entities and disease. The authors relate these acid-fast organisms to chronic pulmonary disease and compare the epidemiologic peculiarities with those reported…

Original Article

Postauricular Subperiosteal Abscess in Chronic Otitis Media

Subperiosteal abscess of the mastoid process is a rare complication of otitis media. Three cases of this disorder are described and a program of treatment outlined.

Original Article

Lincomycin Therapy of Pneumonia: Clinical Experience with 50 Patients

The authors present their experiences with this new antibiotic which is effective against gram-positive organisms. It offers an alternative treatment if a patient cannot tolerate penicillin.

Original Article

Cardiovascular Effects of Gastric Hypothermia

Though the clinical use of hypothermia for duodenal ulcer has "come and gone," a study of the effect of cold contiguous to the heart is of interest "for the record."

Original Article

Parotid Tumors

Original Article

Clinical Evaluation of Thyroid Scanning with Particular Emphasis in Detection of Cancer

The authors review this technic and its application. They then analyze their results in using this method of studying the thyroid gland and its functions.

Original Article

Electrocardiographic Recognition of Left Ventricular Overwork

The authors believe that the electrocardiogram can point quite accurately to the diagnosis of overwork of the left ventricle. They use specific criteria to establish such a diagnosis not in the vague terms of "hypertrophy" and "strain" as used in the past.

Original Article

Fibrinolysis

Because of the importance of this subject in both surgical and nonsurgical clinical conditions, a review of what is known about it as of this date should be of interest. It would seem probable that at some future date, possibly not too distant, thrombolytic treatment may move from the experimental…

Original Article

Use of Allopurinol in Gout, Hyperuricemia and Uric Acid Lithiasis

The usefulness of this new drug in the management of gout and hyperuricemia has been demonstrated by a number of authors during the past several years. The authors add a confirmatory experience.

Original Article

Bowenoid Conditions of the Skin: Treatment with Topical 5-Fluorouracil

Original Article

Acute Hemorrhagic Leukoencephalitis: Report of 2 Cases

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