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Status epilepticus is a rare but serious complication of idiopathic epilepsy in children. In adults it is often fatal. However, in twenty-two years of special interest in epilepsy one of us, M. G. P., had not seen a patient in whom the condition was fatal or resisted all treatment. A...
The cases of 100 consecutive patients with epidemic meningitis admitted at the Louisville General Hospital during the epidemic of 1943 are analyzed and discussed in this paper in order to throw some light on the problem of reduction of the death rate in future epidemics.
In a previous communication1 we analyzed the results obtained in a series of patients with poliomyelitis treated according to the Toomey Feiss method. The reader is referred to that article for the classification of types, statuses and substatuses or conditions. In the present review we...
The measurement of the rate of absorption of vitamin A has proved to be of value in the study of patients with chronic disturbances of nutrition. Empirically it has been found to be useful in the study of these patients, even though it may be influenced by several factors besides the...
This book was written with the hope, to quote from the preface of the English edition, "that it may prove of value not only to the layman, for whom it is primarily intended, but also to those medical practitioners and students who have not found time for my specialized study of the...
If one were to make the statement that a child would get along well in the world if he had been brought up in a home which afforded him a high degree of emotional security, there would hardly be a dissenting voice. It has become a well accepted doctrine that the child who has obtained...
This excellent presentation has been designed to bring together the current knowledge and philosophies relating to the pattern of total, or "organismic," growth of the infant and child. Emphasis is placed on the factors conducive to optimum response. The material is written in simple yet...
W. H., an 11 year old white boy, was admitted to the Children's Free Hospital Oct. 1, 1942. The clinical history was obtained from the child's father. The chief complaint at the time of admission was the presence of fever for the past ten days.
History.—Four weeks prior to...
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