This article reports the development of myocardial infarction in an infant who died at 6 months of age as a result of myocardial necrosis due to the left coronary artery originating from the pulmonary artery.
Alcoholics voluntarily undergoing psychotherapy during alcohol withdrawal were admitted to a double-blind trial comparing the anxiolytic and resocializing effects and tolerability of benzoctamine (Tacitin; Ciba) and oxazepam.
This article was stimulated by a request in a recent editorial in our Journal, that more colleagues outside the big cities and medical schools should make an effort to contribute articles and correspondence.
This is a brief statistical representation of the evil of preventable pellet gun injuries compiled from information furnished to the author by individuals, as well as groups, in the medical profession in South Africa. It was hoped that an argumentum based on this freely-given and willingly corroborated evidence, and submitted by the Cape Western Branch of the Medical Association of South Africa to our Parliamentary Liaison Committee, would prove instrumental in bringing about effective legislation for much greater restriction on the handling, if not the complete banning of pellet guns.