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Lead poisoning has been known in Europe for centuries, especially in France, where systematic observations began with the work of Tanquerel,1 who recognized a variety of cerebral disorders due to this metal, and who introduced the term "lead encephalopathy" for this group of conditions....
This short book, by one of the best known writers on the subject, is worth reading by any practitioner of medicine.
The endocrine glands have their effects on all portions of the body, and as a consequence there is not a specialty which would not be interested in this book. One...
Dr. Tomas Sala Sanchez has been named professor of pediatrics and head of the department of pediatrics at the University of Cadiz, Spain.
Temple University School of Medicine announces the appointment of Dr. Ralph M. Tyson as professor of pediatrics, Drs. William Henry Crawford,...
This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract This book, as the title indicates, consists of a series of lectures given at L'Hôpital Saint Louis by various members of the staff. They are finished...
A few descriptions of epidemic rheumatic fever are to be found in the medical literature of the last fifty years. One of the first of these was a description of an epidemic in a ward by Feltkamp1 in 1887. An article published in 1927 by Boas and Schwartz2 summarized the literature in...
That rickets is a disease that is readily prevented or cured by ultraviolet radiation from either artificial sources or sunshine is evident from the numerous investigations reported on this subject. Information as to the amount of radiation needed to cure rickets, with respect to the...
As related in the text, the terms mongolian imbecility, Tartar imbecility, Malay imbecility, Negro and American imbecility were introduced by Langdon Down on the assumption that certain types of imbecility were patterned on the physical traits of certain races. The propriety of this idea...
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