PAINLESS CHILDBIRTH

Presented for I.H.A., Bureau of Obstetrics, June, 1943. C. P. BRYANT, M.D.   In preparing this paper I have followed many authorities and will present briefly without prejudice the advantages and disadvantages of each drug and procedure. The sedentary life of the average woman of today has contributed much to the suffering of the parturient … Read more

ABOUT PRESCRIBING FOR MASTOIDITIS

ROYAL E. S. HAYES, M.D.   In these days of frustration and lowered spiritual quality the message to the doctor telling of acute illness is often delayed until the illness has become well advanced. Otitis is one of these critical conditions and often is not seen until suppuration and spontaneous drainage has become effected or … Read more

QUESTION AND ANSWER DEPARTMENT

NOTE: Send questions to Dr. Eugene Underhill, Jr., 2010 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pa.   Question: WHAT ARE THE NEW TREATMENTS THAT HAVE RECENTLY BEEN INTRODUCED IN THE SPECIALIZED FIELD OF NEISSERIAN THERAPY?. Answer: Prolonged hyperthermia, the use of sulfanilamide and its derivatives and the estrogenic hormones are all relatively recent additions to the urogenital specialists … Read more

THE TRUTH ABOUT “WHAT IS WRONG WITH HOMOEOPATHY”

ALFRED PULFORD, M.D., M.H.S., F.A.C.T.S.   The first impressions on the plastic brain of the growing child go deepest, therefore the hardest to erase, if ever. It is for that reason medicine has been arbitrarily ruled and guided by men who from early impressions on that plastic brain, and having been taught so much “for … Read more

DEPARTMENT OF PRACTICAL CASE MANAGEMENT

EUGENE UNDERHILL, JR., M.D. Editor. GONORRHOEA.   The three most serious and devastating communicable diseases having both acute and chronic as well as local and constitutional aspects are, in the order of their frequency, gonorrhoea, syphilis and tuberculosis. Recent surveys show that syphilis is considerably more prevalent than tuberculosis and that incidence of gonorrhoea (U. … Read more