Seven cases of acute poisoning by sodium nitrite are descriptionbed.
30 patients, suffering from oedema of pregnancy, and 33 gynaecological patients, chiefly with premenstrual-tension syndrome, were treated with the long-acting diuretic hygroton.
The literature concerned with cytomegalic inclusion disease or salivary-gland disease is briefly reviewed.
About half the 700 - 800 African children admitted to this hospital every year with manifestations of advanced protein malnutrition (kwashiorkor) come from homes where the mother is unable to care for her child personally.
Of 51 Bantu patients referred for dialysis, 23 were dialysed, 4 on 2 occasions.
Attention is drawn to the occurrence of intrathoracic complications of pancreatitis with special reference to pleural effusions.