Issue - Southern Medical Association

Original Article

Pulmonary Lymphoma Versus Pseudolymphoma: A Perplexing Problem

The diffuse lymphocytic pulmonary lesions continue to be perplexing problems to both the pathologist and clinician. The authors review their experience and review the literature with this challenging diagnostic situation.

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Masses of the Distal Esophagus and Proximal Stomach

The author has presented a number of examples of radtologic deformities in this area to indicate the diagnostic problems and means of their resolution.

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The Postanesthesia Recovery: Score A Second Look

The author urges a numerical plan of scoring the patient's condition in the postoperative recovery room. This would make for uniformity and more adequate nursing supervision.

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Interactions of Lidocaine with General Anesthetics

This experimental study confirmed the belief that lidocaine has a direct depressive effect as well as an indirect stimulating effect upon the cardiovascular system. The addition of depressants to the central nervous system modifies the stimulating effect of lidocaine.

Case Report

Natural and Laboratory-Acquired Infection by Isospora belli

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Management of Acute Cholecystitis

A comparison is made of patients with acute cholecystitis operated upon less than or more than 72 hours following the onset of symptoms. The author favors early operative intervention.

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Fractures of the Thumb Metacarpal

Fractures occurring at the base of the first metacarpal are classified. Manipulation and closed reduction with or without pinning is the usual method of treatment. Occasionally, an intra-articular fracture will require open repair and pin fixation. Roentgen examination will allow classification before treatment is undertaken.

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Methods of Bone Grafting the Mandible

The authors review the procedures of bone grafting for mandibular defects. These offer successful methods of management of nonunion or for resections required by malignancies.

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Ocular Flutter

The authors describe a clinical manifestation which may be of assistance In localizing a lesion in the brain.

Case Report

Nonmanic Responders to Lithium

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Immunization of Children with Chronic Lung Disease with Inactivated Bivalent Influenza Vaccine

The antibody response to bivalent influenza vaccine in a group of children with chronic bronchopulmonary disease vaccinated by inhalation was quite satisfactory. In addition, there was no evidence of adverse effects to the vaccine administered by this route.

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A Microbiologic Investigation of Percutaneous Central Venous Catheters

Suggestions are presented as to the technic of prolonged intravenous cannulation in seriously ill patients.

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Clinical Significance of Proinsulin in Human Plasma

Research in the production of insulin and its actions is a most active area, with rapidly changing concepts as new data are revealed through the use of an expanding variety of investigative technics.

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Actinomycosis: A 24 Year Experience

This is a 24 year experience with management of actinomycosis and long-term follow-up. Suggestions are made as to diagnosis and treatment.

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A New Technic of P32 Testing of Lesions of the Posterior Segment

The authors describe their modification of instruments and technic of diagnosing lesions (melanomas) in the posterior segment of the eye.

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Intrapleural Tetracycline for Control of Malignant Pleural Effusion: A Preliminary Report

The authors present a small series of patients with good results in all but two patients. Side effects are much less than with antimetabolites.

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Primary Sarcoma of the Lung

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New Steroid Aerosol in Dermatoses: A Double-Blind, Multicentric Analysis

A cooperative study at five centers has shown that the aerosol steroid preparation tested is efficacious in the involution of contact dermatitis.

Clinical Brief

Serum Lactic Dehydrogenase in Pneumonia

Original Article

Drug Overdose

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Ingestion of Mineral Acid

The increasing incidence of the ingestion of mineral acids makes this an important paper for anyone to read that may have to treat such patients.

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The “Lost” Patient A Discussion of Carcinoma of the Cecum—Ascendens

The author contrasts the clinical pictures of malignancies of the right and left colon in terms of prognosis.

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A Modern Psychiatric Delivery System for Urban and Rural Areas

The newer trends in psychiatric care are to diagnose and treat early those who have mental problems. In most instances this can be done on an ambulant basis in mental health clinics with, at times, short periods of hospitalization. The days of custodial care for years in an institution for…

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Humidification to Reduce Respiratory Illnesses in Nursery School Children

The author believes that a higher relative humidity reduces the incidences of respiratory infections as shown in nursery schools. The variables in such a study are difficult to control.

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Myocardial Infarction During and Following Anesthesia and Operation

Twenty-four instances of myocardial infarction related to anesthesia and/or surgical operation have been reviewed—an incidence of 0.13% of patients operated upon. Mortality rate in these cases was 83%. Antecedant disease was common in these patients. Unstable blood presure is a significant feature during anesthesia in those in whom infarction occurred.

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Clinical Gonorrhea in the Female: Laboratory Findings

This paper is very timely in its relationship to the current epidemic of gonorrhea in this country and as reported by the Western Nations. It emphasizes the difficulty in establishing the diagnosis of gonorrhea in women and girls without using cultures from the cervix and rectum. The new media soon…

Case Report

Von Willebrand’s Disease and Pregnancy

Editorial

THE NATIONAL COMMISSION ON VENEREAL DISEASE

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