Eight cases of hysteria selected from a series of cases seen during 1969 at Baragwanath Hospital are reported.
In combating the problem of drug abuse it would be unwise to increase the penalties for the use of drugs.
The establishment of a fully independent rehabilitation programme in Johannesburg, with extension of the hospital services to the home of the elderly, does not seem warranted at present.
With our new medical schools being planned and extensions and changes in the old, it is desirable to review some of the factors which have brought medicine in South Africa to its present state of merit.
Attention has been drawn to the information which may be obtained from the examination of the arterial pulse in children, which should be carried out in every case.