Some important aspects of the normal anatomy and of the pathological changes resulting from rheumatic endocarditis of the mitral valve are briefly outlined.
Regional nerve blocking to provide analgesia for the lower leg does not appear to be widely practised, and very little is found on the subject in the literature.
Two cases of bilateral phaeochromocytomata, successfully treated, are reported, with details of the problems presenting during anaesthesia for their surgical removal.
A 5-year-old child with a left internal carotid-artery aneurysm presented with the clinical signs of a peritonsillar abscess.
Through mental preparation the expectant mother gains the knowledge and understanding of pregnancy, labour and birth, which alone can free her of the deep-seated fear of childbirth which still besets so many women today.