A combination of penicillin and gentamicin has been used for severely ill patients in a respiratory intensive care ward.
Conventional radiology is a routine examination in the diagnosis and management of cardiac diseases.
The control of extracellular acid-base balance is difficult to grasp unless it is realized that the pH of the blood depends upon the ratio H2CO3/NaHCO3 and that, without alteration of pulmonary ventilation, the H2CO3 neither rises nor falls.
The chronic non-neuropathic form of Gaucher disease has been encountered in 10 individuals in the Afrikaner population of South Africa.
Whole blood viscosity, haematocrit and plasma osmolality were measured in a group of preterm infants receiving a standard infusion (60 ml/kg/d) of 10,7% dextrose water with 4% sodium bicarbonate.
During the period 1 January 1969 to 31 December 1977 56 underwater diving accidents were reported among amateur sport divers in South Africa.
A patient with acquired pulmonary stenosis due to lymphocytic lymphoma is presented.
Fractures and dislocations of the cervical spine may be overlooked if the lower cervical vertebrae are not adequately demonstrated on the supine lateral radiograph.