Flurazepam hydrochloride and amobarbital were used in treating 60 hospitalized patients complaining of moderate to severe insomnia, in a phase III double-blind, randomized study.
The first case of malacoplakia known to have affected the female genital tract is presented.
A case of Salmonella typhimurium subdural empyema in an infant is descriptionbed; and the difficulties of diagnosis are discussed.
Attention is drawn to the occurrence of endemic syphilis among Bantu children under the age of 10 years living in and around Bloemfontein.
Certain aspects of frontal encephaloceles in South Africa are compared with those reported from other parts of the world.
The relationship between the initial 6- and 24-hour 131I uptake, and the adequacy of control of 163 hyperthyroid patients, were retrospectively analysed.
A case of unilateral exophthalmos, in which the cause was demonstrated radiographically and confirmed surgically, is presented.
Lorazepam administered orally to 69 patients was found to be an effective and safe premedication for digestive endoscopy.
It is only from an adequate experience of the patient that the true side-effect pattern of drugs will emerge.
The anaesthetic records of 1 441 patients presenting for non-elective Caesarean section were analysed.
A successful pregnancy in a patient with 2 Starr-Edwards mitral and aortic valves is descriptionbed. Oral anticoagulant therapy was administered during the pregnancy.
A field survey of a random sample of a large Coloured population in the Cape Peninsula showed that there was a very high rate of excessive drinking (4% addictive drinkers, 3,2% pre-addictive drinkers, 3,2% heavy drinkers).