Issue - Southern Medical Association

Case Report

Sheehan's Syndrome Associated with Eclampsia and a Small Sella Turcica

Case Report

Rehabilitation of a Quadruple Amputee

Case Report

Hyperpyrexia and Coma Due to Overdose of Benztropine

Case Report

Psychotherapy of Adolescent Depression

Clinical Brief

The Influence of the Intestinal pH. on Anal Pruritus

Editorial

THE PRACTICE OF LABORATORY MEDICINE

Editorial

HUMAN NATURE AS A KILLER

Original Article

Emulsified Extract: 1967 Report

Original Article

Facts, Frills, Fallacies, and Phobias of Food Allergy

Original Article

Medical Grand Rounds from the University of Alabama Medical Center

Original Article

Voice Therapy for Children with Laryngeal Dysfunction

Original Article

The Use of Iodides in Bronchial Asthma

Iodides have been used for symptomatic relief in asthma for more than a century. Their favorable action has not been understood completely. The author reviews the evidence for the effectiveness of the drug and the theories to account for this action.

Original Article

Oxygenation of Patients with Controlled Respiration

The authors have shown that no consistent decrease in oxygenation occurs under steady controlled respirations.

Original Article

Survey of “In and Out Surgery” – First Year

The authors report an interesting and successful experiment in providing surgical procedures for ambulant patients. The advantages are immediately obvious in these days of shortages in beds and manpower.

Original Article

Variations in Arterial Blood Values Before, During and After Neuroleptanalgesia

These studies indicate that spontaneous respirations following operation are not dependent upon hypoxia. However, increased oxygen concentration in the inspired air is helpful in maintaining arterial oxygen tension at this time.

Original Article

Current Status and Use of Rostral Cingulumotomy

The author describes his experiences with the stereotaxic ablation of a portion of the limbic lobe. He believes this is indicated in selected patients having “intractable” pain accompanied by a great emotional overlay, and in certain patients having manic-depressive psychosis.

Original Article

Chlorpromazine Corneal Toxicity

Careful examination reveals that changes in the cornea following use of the drug are not uncommon. They may be reversible, and also may develop upon a relatively low dosage.

Original Article

Surgical Management of Wringer Arm Injuries

Such injuries are not uncommon and most often should be managed as emergencies. The shearing action of the wringer injures the skin much more than may seem apparent upon initial examination. An aggressive attack usually is essential.

Original Article

Balanced Salt Solutions in Surgical Patients Effect Upon Morbidity and Mortality

The authors demonstrate favorable response to the use of Ringer's solution in surgical patients subjected to extensive operative procedures. This is in contrast to the ineffectiveness of saline solutions in the reduction of operative mortality.

Original Article

The Use of Hypnosis in Controlling Cigarette Smoking

This very interesting study reveals that hypnosis, only in four sessions, is successful in the majority of instances in the elimination of cigarette smoking. The authors emphasize the strong motivation in those treated since each patient had been referred by a physician who had unsuccessfully advised the patient to stop…

Original Article

Glycogen Storage Diseases A Review with Emphasis on Gastrointestinal Manifestations

The authors consider several forms of this disease category of interest to the gastroenterologist. The genetic background is taken into account.

Original Article

Treatment of Congenital Metatarsus Varus with Denis Browne Splints

Though clubfoot is an entity different from the condition under consideration here, a modification of the Denis Browne splint developed for the former is a useful method of treatment for metatarsus varus.

Original Article

The Significance of Correction of the Anterior Septum in Rhinoplasty

The author considers in detail the technics employed to insure good cosmetic and functional results in rhinoplasty.

Original Article

Disease of the Salivary Glands and Benign Lymphoepithelial Lesion

In their description of benign lymphoepithelial disease, the authors explore the varied symptomatology and the need for a variety of diagnostic studies. Biopsy is essential. Treatment must be individualized.

Original Article

Primary Aldosteronism Diagnosis and Surgical Management

The authors describe the characteristics of this disease and report their experience in the surgical treatment of three patients, two with adenomas and one having adrenal hyperplasia.

Original Article

The Immature Personality with a Physical Illness

The recognition of this psychologic deviation is essential in many instances not only to understand a patient's response to symptoms, but more important to manage sucessfully patients whose symptoms greatly outweigh actual disease, if any.

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