EDITORIAL

Allan D Sutherland SPECIFIC Versus GENERAL IMMUNITY.   Susceptibility and immunity are directional and variable in every individual. Continuous modification of these factors is inevitable as the organism attempts to maintain its physiologic equilibrium in the midst of ever changing conditions. Everyone is susceptible to something and immune to something else. The more rugged the … Read more

DEPARTMENT OF PRACTICAL CASE MANAGEMENT

EUGENE UNDERHILL, JR., M.D., Editor. ABDOMINAL NEOPLASM.   The patient, a kindly old lady of eighty years, has been bed-ridden for the past six months. Slowly but surely she is losing out. Several years ago she sustained severe internal injuries in an automobile accident. Two years ago she fell and fractured her hip. A malignant … Read more

ANAESTHETIC PNEUMONIA

Read before I. H. A., Bureau of Surgery, July 26, 1939. ROBERT L. REDFIELD, M.D.   As long as diseases are allowed to become surgical ultimates, just so long will we have postoperative pulmonary complications. Too, it is not insignificant that respiratory infections themselves have remained essentially unsolved in all respects to date. For many … Read more

QUESTION AND ANSWER DEPARTMENT

Note–Send questions to Dr. Eugene Underhill, Jr., 2010 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, ..   Question: WHY SHOULD HOMOEOPATHS BE SO BACK-WARD IN ACCEPTING NEW DRUGS OF RECOGNIZED VALUE SUCH AS SULFANILAMIDE AND SULFAPYRIDINE? It seems to me that our branch of the profession should at least attempt to keep up with the general advance along therapeutic … Read more