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Recently a simple maneuver has been observed to end prolonged hiccupping in a dozen subjects. The individual is instructed to sit upright and to hold his breath. The patient then maximally extends his head for 10 to 15 seconds or as long as he can...
Myocardial Lesion Pattern Observed With Phenothiazine Therapy
Myocardial lesions of a characteristic pattern have been found in neuropsychiatric patients on prolonged phenothiazine derivative tranquilizer therapy who died suddenly and unexpectedly.
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A question frequently asked, as in a recent issue of a military news medium, is, "I read about Vietnam casualties suffering shrapnel wounds. Didn't shrapnel go out of date with World War I?" The answer correctly emphasized that shrapnel is an...
It has been known for some years that stimulant drugs, such as dextroamphetamine sulphate or amphetamine sulfate, may have a beneficial effect on school performance of hyperkinetic or emotionally disturbed children.1 Children treated with these stimulants rarely become excited, but...
Children with an X-linked neurological disease often classed as cerebral palsy show an absence of an enzyme of purine metabolism, hypoxanthine-guanine phosphoribosyltransferase (PRTase), in the brain, liver, fibroblasts, and erythrocytes. The absence in these patients of PRTase activity...
Rapid, progressive hyperpyrexia is becoming a cause for concern. It occurred in 12 patients, ten of whom failed to survive the acute episode. Conventional anesthetic drugs, including thiopental sodium, succinylcholine chloride, nitrous oxide, and halothane, were employed in most of the...
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Recent reports ( 200:943-950, and 201:372-373, 1967) on the antiviral compound, amantadine hydrochloride, effective in suppressing A2 virus strains of influenza in the laboratory and in limited field trials, have raised several points that deserve...
Most authors, particularly those with little experience, use too many words. And most factual writing gains clarity by being shortened. This shortening becomes a large part of the much neglected task of revision, a task which seems necessary to produce truly skillful, effective writing....
Easier of access than an artery and more generous in yield than a capillary, the vein is a major source of diagnostic clues. Laboratory data on blood chemistry and serology derive largely from venous blood.
"True" mixed venous blood is obtainable only from the pulmonary artery or...
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