Some aspects of electrocardiography in myocardial infarction with special regard to the value of back leads have been discussed and documented by ECG tracings. The importance of electrocardiographic changes after Master's 2-step test in the diagnosis of coronary insufficiency and in the differential diagnosis from other conditions has been pointed out and illustrated by the ECG tracings of the respective cases.
A case of thrombosis of the inferior mesenteric vein followed by infarction of the colon descendens is descriptionbed. The patient recovered after resection of the infarcted bowel. An alternative explanation is submitted for the haematemesis which sometimes occurs.
1. Camoquin (Parke, Davis & CO.) was used under controlled conditions in the treatment of 25 cases of microscopically confirmed malaria. 2. In 20 cases a cure was obtained after a single dose. Two further cases were cured after a second dose. There were 3 failures. 3. The value of certain drugs as malaria suppressants is briefly discussed. 4. It is emphasized that a different drug from that used as a suppressant should be used for treatment when a break-out occurs.
An experiment was carried out by placing one group of 30 Bantu (African) boys on a good standard diet A, and another on a less adequate diet B, of a type commonly consumed by urban and rural Bantu in South Africa.