Issue - Southern Medical Association

Article

Radiologic Evaluation of the Common Parasitic Diseases of Childhood

The radiologic features of parasitic infestation of childhood are beautifully illustrated in this paper.

Article

Anesthetic Management of the Poor Risk Pediatric Patient

The authors analyze the major problems in anesthesia for the poor risk pediatric subject. They have pointed to the importance of an assistant.

Article

When Doctors Fight

It would be well for all to read and to ponder these remarks and case reports. The patient is the one who may suffer most from ill-advised remarks, made in dislike or animosity of another colleague.

Article

Unusually Large Duodenal Ulcers

This uncommon lesion is often missed by the radiologist because of its ability to simulate a normal duodenal bulb. The examiner must be alert to this possibility and hope to make the correct diagnosis.

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Case Report

Rapid Screening Tests for the Determination of Significant Bacteriuria in Private Urologic Practice A Comparative Study

The author has compared simple methods of estimating bacteriuria as encountered in an office practive. The correlations are within reasonable limits, and it would seem these tests have applicability as screening tests which are economical in costs.

Case Report

Surgical Treatment of Optic Nerve Tumors

Case Report

The Natural History of Aspiration Pneumonitis

The author points to the high rate of aspiration pneumonitis in obstetric patients. He considers the etiologic factors in this condition, prophylaxis and management.

Case Report

Medical Grand Rounds from the University of Alabama Medical Center

Case Report

Fatal Renal Disease Associated with Hereditary Osteo-onycho-dysplasia

Case Report

Metastatic Septic Endophthalmitis

Case Report

Recurrent Falling Spells Differential Diagnosis

The differentiation of syncopal attacks and convulsive seizures is at times difficult, especially if a patient is subject to both. The history and on eyewitness account are of basic importance to the diagnosis.

Case Report

Hepatic Trauma A Review of 130 Consecutive Cases

The increasing incidence of blunt hepatic trauma is emphasized. Modern diagnostic technics are described and prompt operative management encouraged.

Case Report

Interstitial Pregnancy Presentation of Two Cases and Review of Salient Clinical Features

Case Report

Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis Report of Two Cases and Comments on its Pathogenesis

The authors review what is known of this curious disease, clinically and prognostically, as well as theories on etiology. Pulmonary lavage seems to be the only form of treatment which may be effective in progressive disease.

Case Report

Congenital Unilateral Multicystic Kidney in Adults Report of Three Cases

The rarity of this lesion in adults suggests that it was missed in childhood, a time of life in which it is more commonly encountered. The absence of a history of trauma in these three cases implies that injury played no part, though in the experience of certain urologits simlar…

Case Report

The Problem of Carcinoma in the Peutz- Jeghers Syndrome

Case Report

Sustained Release Papaverine in Peripheral Ischemia Report of 21 Ambulatory Cases with Oscillometric Studies

Intermittent claudication is a common symptom, most often the result of otherosclerosis. The author has shown that this drug relievers claudication quite satisfactorily and documents its pharmacologic effect by use of the oscillograph.

Case Report

Delayed Hypersensitivity Contact Reactions in the Gut

The authors have demostrated lesions in the gastrointestinal tract by a contactant locally in animals sensitized to the substance via the skin.

Clinical Brief

The Usefulness of “Innovar” as an Adjunct to Local Anesthesia in Ocular Surgery

The authors are pleased with the use of neuroleptanalgesia. This permitted operative manipulations intra- and extraocularly with no recall subsequently, though the patient could carry out orders upon instruction.

Clinical Brief

Interposition of Ileum as Adjunct in Abdominoperineal Pull-Through Procedure

Clinical Brief

Strongyloides stercoralis Infestation: Review of the Literature and Report of 33 Cases

Infestation with strongyloides stercoralis is comparatively rare. This report describes three patients with rather striking clinical manifestations, secondary to such infestation.

Clinical Brief

Catheterization and Infection of the Urinary Tract in the Gynecologic Patient

The authors offer a very helpful review of the hazards of repeated catheterization. However, at the same time they succinctly outline the indications for catheterization and practical methods of prophylaxis against infecting the urinary tract.

Clinical Brief

Report of a Fifteen Year Follow-up on Patients with Discoid Lupus Erythematosus

Nothing is known in regard to the etiology of this disease. Little is known concerning its life history in the untreated state nor its complications other than its evolution into disseminated lupus in a few instances. The antimalarial drugs have been found to be effective in treatment for no known…

Clinical Brief

Avenues of Central Spread in Chronic Ear Disease

Intracranial lesions still take their origin from infection in the ear, though less often in these days of the antibiotics. The authors describe the routes pursued.

Clinical Brief

Island Flap Repair of Hypospadias

Clinical Brief

Accelerated Healing of Skin Ulcers by Electrotherapy Preliminary Clinical Results

The treatment of decubital ulcers has been discouraging at best. This early report suggests that a modality has been found which offers promise in the management of these lesions.

Clinical Brief

The Effects of Warm, Humid Environment on Patients with Congestive Heart Failure

This paper has seasonal timeliness. The authors detail their studies on the effects of a warm humid environment upon physiologic processes. These effects are of especial significance for the patient in congestive heart failure whose heart cannot cope with the stressful demands for increased work. Attention should be given to…

Clinical Brief

Learning Disorders in Children Behavioral and Emotional Aspects of Child and Family

Pediatricians and family physicians are increasingly involved with children who exhibit various types of learning disorders. This paper discusses various aspects of such problems and approaches to management.

Editorial

EDITORIALS

Editorial

Coordination of Benefits

Editorial

Management of Parkinsonism with L-dopa

Editorial

Report on Group Insurance Program

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