Issue - Southern Medical Association

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Management of Rheumatoid Arthritis

The authors have summarized the management of rheumatoid arthritis with use of the tools available today. They have indicated the sequence in which these are to be used and the indications for their use.

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Abdominal Trauma

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North American Blastomycosis: A Survey of 63 Cases

The review of clinical material from North Carolina points up unanswered questions in epidemiology. The almost equal distribution of pulmonary and cutaneous involvement, and the effectiveness of the more recent therapeutic agents bring up to date important items in diagnosis and treatment.

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School Phobia in the Southern Appalachian Region: Crucial Importance of Early Treatment

Every family physician, every pediatrician and every psychiatrist faces periodically the child who has a phobia about school which may seriously interfere with his education. For practical purposes it is a physician who will need to make the decisions and advise the family as to how to meet the dilemma….

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Training of Ambulance Personnel

The immediate care given the injured person may be critical to the saving of life. North Carolina, through the organized effort of both public and private agencies, has evolved a means of providing early management of the injured by trained personnel, both at the scene of the accident and during…

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A Pubovaginal Silastic Device for Incontinence: Preliminary Report

The author has offered a solution for a serious disability often unsuccessfully treated by operative procedures. If continued experience with the described device is favorable, its originator has provided a boon for those living miserably with incontinence.

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Retinal Vascular Responses to Nitrites, Nitrates, and Cigarette Smoking

The authors have applied the newer technics in photography of retinal vessels for the study of pharmacologic effects of drugs upon blood vessels. The vasodilating and vasoconstricting effects of nitroglycerin and cigarette smoking respectively are of borderline statistical significance but overall results are not conclusive.

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Incidence of Thrombosis in Portal Venous Stasis and Hypertension

Venous stasis and hypertension usually have been accepted as the factors predisposing to venous thrombosis in the portal vein. The authors question this concept from a study of thrombosis in the portal venous system in patients having hepatic disease.

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Initial Management of the Severely Injured Patient

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Changing Moral Concepts

Anyone with historical perspective recognizes that morality is not an immutable attribute of society. This penetrating analysis of today's social changes has profound medical implications. No matter what the reader's reaction, favorable or unfavorable, he cannot deny that relationships—interpersonal, within the family or the group—in a changing social pattern may…

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Infections and Pregnancy: A Review

This valuable review of infections in pregnancy summarizes current knowledge of transplacental transmission of infectious agents and their possible effects upon the fetus. Not only is attention given to prenatal infection but also to the teratogenetic effects, especially of viral infections. The latter especially is an area of intensive investigation….

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Awards of the Southern Medical Association

Nominations are now being accepted for Awards of the Southern Medical Association. Details on each Award are given below.

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Partial Pelvectomy for Sarcomas of the Lower Extremity

A simplified technic for the management of large malignant tumors of the thigh and pelvic area is presented. This demonstrates favorable results in a small group of patients.

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Medical Grand Rounds from the University of Alabama Medical Center

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RESIDENCY TRAINING LOANS of the SOUTHERN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION

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Officers Southern Medical Association 1968-1969

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Diagnosis and Management of Acute Head Injuries

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Somatic Concomitants of Depression

The authors emphasize that contrary to common belief, depression is not only a characteristic of one phase of manic depressive psychosis but of other conditions as well. It is a not unusual symptom in other psychoses, in psychoneurosis and in “normal” persons upon occasion. Lack of recognition of depression when…

Book Review

The Metabolic Basis of Inherited Disease

Book Review

The Extremities

Book Review

The Surgical Relief of Pain in Arthritic Disease. The Hip and Knee Joints

Book Review

Ophthalmic Eponyms

Book Review

Aphasia in Adults

Book Review

A Happier Sex Life

Case Report

Bilateral Ureteral Obstruction after the Administration of Allopurinol to a Patient with Renal Pelvic Urate Calculi

Case Report

Management of Pregnancy with Complete Atrioventricular Block

Case Report

Metastatic Tumor of the Spermatic Cord and Testis from Carcinoma of the Stomach: A Case Report

Case Report

Sporotrichosis and Nocardiosis in a Patient with Boeck’s Sarcoid

Case Report

Femorosaphenous Arteriovenous Shunt for Hemodialysis

By force of circumstances the authors needed to resort to the construction of an arteriovenous shunt involving larger vessels than has been customary in the past. They describe a successful operation to permit continued hemodialysis.

Case Report

Postperfusion and Macroangiopathic Hemolytic Syndromes After Cardiac Surgery

Case Report

Pancreatitis in Infectious Mononucleosis

Clinical Brief

Icteric Serum: A Helpful Diagnostic Clue in Comatose Patients

Editorial

Willis E. Brown – An Appreciation

Editorial

Recertification or Relicensure?

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The Current Treatment of Severe Chest Injuries

Accounts of traffic and highway accidents fill the newspapers. Now are added riots and their accompanying injuries. The emergency rooms of hospitals are busy places these days. Life often hangs upon doing just the right thing at the proper moment, and again upon not doing too much or too quickly….