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The rate of the heart varies widely in normal persons and may be increased temporarily by many different causes. Among them are excitement, exertion, pain, the ingestion of food, the drinking of coffee or tea and the smoking of tobacco. Acceleration is observed also in numerous states of...
In order to evaluate the local use of penicillin in infections of the ear, nose and throat, a study of a group of patients was begun in February 1945 for the purpose of taking advantage of the seasonal peak in the incidence of upper respiratory infections. The study continued for three...
At Ashburn General Hospital, a center designated by the Army for the treatment of arthritis, we have had the opportunity of seeing many unusual manifestations of rheumatic disease. We have been impressed by the apparent frequency of a syndrome characterized by arthritis, nonspecific...
Industrial health in wartime is a very critical aspect of our whole national manpower problem. Wartime taught us that the resources of human capacity are the greatest resources in any country. We started out in 1940 to train 900,000 men a year in a peacetime military training program....
In recent years the medical profession has become alerted to a disease, pleurodynia, which was relatively unknown twenty-five years ago. Its frequent dramatic appearance in epidemic outbreaks over widely separated areas of the world has elicited many and varied clinical descriptions. The...
From an analysis of the data presented in this paper we believe the following two theses to be true:
All nontoxic nodular goiters—single and multiple—should be removed surgically because of the high incidence of unsuspected cancer, a rate which exceeds that of cancer of the...
The experience which has been gained in the early preoperative care of severe thoracic battle casualties can, in large measure, be applied to the primary management of thoracic injuries in civil life as well. As far as this is true the following presentation may help to place such...
My first object in this paper is to describe a particular variety-of delirium, one which differs from other varieties in the extent of the patient's disorientation: Whereas in other varieties the patient is disoriented in the three spheres of time, place and person, disorientation in the...
Headache is a common symptom, due to many causes. This report focuses attention on a type of headache which will present itself with increasing frequency as more of our personnel who served in the Pacific combat areas are demobilized.
REPORT OF CASE
—C. B. R., a Marine corporal aged...
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