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1955 Medical Progress

1955 Medical Progress 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 is the third issue of "Medical Progress." In this book, Morris Fishbein, the capable editor, has outlined the growth and advances in all the medical and surgical specialties during the past year. He has done this with the help of prominent specialists from the most noted teaching institutions in the country. Almost every field of medicine has shown remarkable advances during the past year. As in the past few years, much of this had to do with the introduction of still newer antibiotics and new drugs. Perhaps most startling is the appearance of chlorpromazine, which is now used in many different areas. Not only is it useful in anesthesia and for the lowering of body temperature, but it has shown remarkable possibilities in a variety of mental diseases. It seems that drugs of this type tend to modify the metabolism of brain tissue, and their use will have most http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png A.M.A. Archives of Neurology & Psychiatry American Medical Association

1955 Medical Progress

Abstract

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 is the third issue of "Medical Progress." In this book, Morris Fishbein, the capable editor, has outlined the growth and advances in all the medical and surgical specialties during the past year. He has done this with the help of prominent specialists from the most noted teaching institutions in the country. Almost every field of...
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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1955 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0096-6886
DOI
10.1001/archneurpsyc.1955.02330130117018
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Abstract

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 is the third issue of "Medical Progress." In this book, Morris Fishbein, the capable editor, has outlined the growth and advances in all the medical and surgical specialties during the past year. He has done this with the help of prominent specialists from the most noted teaching institutions in the country. Almost every field of medicine has shown remarkable advances during the past year. As in the past few years, much of this had to do with the introduction of still newer antibiotics and new drugs. Perhaps most startling is the appearance of chlorpromazine, which is now used in many different areas. Not only is it useful in anesthesia and for the lowering of body temperature, but it has shown remarkable possibilities in a variety of mental diseases. It seems that drugs of this type tend to modify the metabolism of brain tissue, and their use will have most

Journal

A.M.A. Archives of Neurology & PsychiatryAmerican Medical Association

Published: Jul 1, 1955

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