Voltaren, a compound with analgesic, anti-inflammatory and antipyretic properties, has been compared at two dose levels-25 mg t.d.s. and 50 mg t.d.s.-with indomethacin 25 mg t.d.s. and acetylsalicylic acid 1 500 mg t.d.s.
A method is descriptionbed for the evaluation of the effect of oral therapy on gastric acid secretion.
Eleven diabetic patients were admitted to Groote Schuur Hospital during the past year with severe lactic acidosis.
The principles considered in the management of obesity are discussed; they include education and motivation, diet, exercise and drugs.
A double-blind trial which compared the effects of two topical steroids on 58 successive cases of psoriasis is reported.
Septic shock continues to be a leading cause of surgical mortality.
Many people in the world are suffering from bilharziasis a disease costly not only to the individual, but also at national level.
Two patients with auto-immune thrombocytopenic purpura are reported who continued to bleed despite high doses of corticosteroids, immunosuppressive therapy and splenectomy.
Some of the more exotic formulations of the British Dispensatory of 1747, and their uses, are discussed.