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Recognition of Suicidal Risk: The Physician’s Responsibility

It is known now that talk of suicide is not idle talk, as has been accepted too often in the past. A high proportion of suicides have consulted a doctor during the psychiatric illness, often with quite overt signs and symptoms actually “begging” for a diagnosis! The depressed person, the…

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To Do Or Let Die: Another Look at Bladder Carcinoma

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Pulmonary Dysfunction in Shock

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Clinical Study of Chagas’ Disease (Trypanosomiasis cruzi)

Though only two indigenous cases of this disease of the Latin American countries have been reported in the United States, the insect vector lives in a number of southern states. Some inhabitants of the South have been found to have complement fixing antibodies against the infecting agent, indicating they may…

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The Revolution in Fluid Therapy

The authors describe the changes they have made in the use of fluids pre- and postoperatively. These have been accomplished by the judicious use of Ringer's solution to attain balance in fluids and electrolytes.

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Evoked Seizure Phenomena in Electroconvulsive Treatment

From their study of electroencephalographic tracings made during electroconvulsive treatment, the authors postulate that shock therapy stimulates an inhibitory mechanism akin to that of the sleep pattern and a dampening of alerting responses.

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Epistaxis: Current Management

The authors divide epistaxis into two groups anatomically. Though the anterior type is quite readily managed, arterial ligation may be needed upon occasion in the posterior type.

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Pregnancy in Young Adolescents: A Syndrome of Failure

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The Dangers of Therapeutic Agents Used in the Treatment of Asthma

The author offers a careful review of the untoward and even fatal by-effects of medications employed not uncommonly in asthma. A most valuable paper for one who treats asthma.

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National Center for Health Statistics. Vital and Health Statistics

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A Study on Autotransfusion from Hemothorax

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Control of Mass Spasms in Paraplegia

This complication of paraplegia is most distressing and can lead to troublesome decubiti difficult of management. The authors review the several surgical procedures which have been used in treatment, and their advantages and disadvantages.

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Transverse Repair for Rectocele

The author has had excellent results in the repair of midrectocele by an operation which he has developed.

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Acute Injuries of Major Peripheral Arteries

The importance of prompt, accurate management in cases of acute arterial trauma is emphasized. The liberal use of arteriography in this group of patients is recommended.

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The Management of Villous Tumors of the Rectum and Colon

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Superficial Pyodermas and Acute Glomerulonephritis

Four of 96 patients with acute glomerulonephritis had a preexisting streptococcal pyoderma. In 9 additional cases, including an elderly male, a possible relationship existed.

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Ocular Microsurgery with Special Reference to Traumatic and Senile Cataract

The authors are enthusiastic in the use of the operating microscope in ocular surgery. They describe, as an example, the advantages in the usual cataract extraction permitting more accurate technical procedures.

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Immediate Postpartum Use of Sequential Oral Contraceptive Therapy

Beginning the use of oral contraceptives on the fifth day postpartum is effective in allaying anxiety in regard to pregnancy. Their use does not interfere with lactation, and pituitary-ovarian function is reestablished promptly on discontinuance of the therapy.

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Medical Grand Rounds from the University of Alabama Medical Center

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Office Approach to the Management of Primary Amenorrhea

The author has described the basic observations which should aid the family physician in evaluating primary amenorrhea before embarking upon expensive and extensive endocrinologic investigations.

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Porphyria in the Adolescent-Diagnosis and Treatment

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Compere Irrigation-Suction Method in Orthopedic Infections

Irrigation and suction with Ringer's solution containing an antibiotic and detergent is very effective in many instances of both acute and chronic infections as met in orthopedic practice. The success of such management has been documented in case reports in this paper.

Book Review

The Voice and Its Disorders

Book Review

Alcoholism. Mechanism and Management

Book Review

Infant Nutrition

Book Review

Voice-Speech-Language. Clinical Communicology: Its Physiology and Pathology

Case Report

Carcinoma Developing in Lupus Erythematosus Scar

Case Report

Hypoglycemia Secondary to Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia

Case Report

Idiopathic Pulmonary Hemosiderosis Without Anemia Associated With Pulmonic Stenosis Report of case

Case Report

Calcified Annulus Fibrosus with Mitral Insufficiency in the Marfan Syndrome With Prosthetic Replacement of the Mitral Valve

Clinical Brief

Segmental Elbow Ulnar Nerve Conduction Velocity in Normal and Wheelchair Patients

Clinical Brief

Amniotic Fluid and Fetal Maturity

Editorial

Malnutrition, Hunger and Poverty – Psychiatric Factors

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Shock The Hemodynamic Diagnosis and Treatment

This series of three papers deals in depth with modern day concepts and innovations in the diagnosis and treatment of various types of shock. A detailed discussion of the hemodynamic aspects of shock, diagnosis, treatment and the pathologic changes occurring in the lungs of patients suffering from shock or major…

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