We present our experience with 103 adults with acute poisoning severe enough to warrant admission to the Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU) of the Johannesburg Hospital.
During a 3-year period 16 Black and Indian patients were diagnosed as having hypopituitarism.
Current investigations of thyroid dysfunction available to the clinician are reviewed and correlated with disease processes.
A retrospective study 01 primary squamous carcinoma of the vagina at Baragwanath Hospital over a period of 20 years shows that the incidence of this condition is much lower than that reported in other series.
In order to obtain metaphase plates from amniotic fluid cells for chromosome analysis, amniocentesis is performed on patients who are at risk of carrying a fetus with genetic disorders.
The rapid assay of chloramphenicol in serum and cerebrospinal fluid is an important service to the clinician, especially in the paediatric setting.
Injury to the cervical spinal cord due to diving into shallow water is a frequent occurrence.
Vervet monkeys (Cercopithecus aethiops pygerethrus) were fed a semipurified diet containing 40% sucrose, 25% casein, 14% hydrogenated coconut oil and 15% fibre for 6 months.
Ergonovine maleate produced transient vasospastic occlusion of the entire left anterior descending coronary artery in a young woman with atypical angina pectoris and normal coronary arteries.
The first 10 years of a primary health service in the Cape Peninsula are reviewed.