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Physical agents in one form or another, singly or combined, play practically the entire rôle in the treatment of precancerous and cancerous skin lesions. The dermatologist is quite fortunate in the vast array of physical agents at his disposal.
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Dr. William Halsted once remarked that it would be a great day for surgery when all malignant disease was removed from its field of operation. That day bids fair to be at hand for certain groups of carcinoma, notably carcinomas of the lip, in which radium therapy stands preeminently as...
The older part of the human brain, like the brain of fish, amphibians and birds, is an automatic machine which acts immediately when stimulated by outside occurrences. Light falls on the eye; the pupils close to exclude it. In the higher levels of this old brain, conscious feelings and...
Roentgen studies of disturbances in the muscular tone and peristaltic activity in the gastro-intestinal tract originating from food allergy will be considered in this contribution. Previously, little attention has been paid to such disturbances. A few interesting observations, however,...
Radioactive salts taken internally in the smallest traces are detrimental to health and fatal to life. This has been definitely proved by the work of Martland and his co-workers,1 St. George, Gettler and Muller,2 Hoffman,3 Castle and Drinker,4 Flinn5 and the U. S. Department of Labor,6...
The afflicted public and many of the profession feel that the management of chronic sinus disease is a failure. The public has been forced to this conclusion by multiple sad experiences and the physician to the same attitude by repeated disappointments. The phrase "once a sinus...
While burns following the application of compound solution of cresol to the skin are not uncommon, the following case will be of particular interest to anesthetists:
H. S., a white girl, aged 16 years, was admitted to the orthopedic service for treatment of Pott's disease of the spine. An Albee...
The sources of bleeding from the bowel are many, including the relatively common hemorrhage from a bleeding gastric or duodenal ulcer, neoplasm or hemorrhoids. The case here reported illustrates one of the less common causes of intestinal hemorrhage but, in view of the course of events, seemed...
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