The increasing frequency in the use of tracheostomy is noted and a variety of indications mentioned.
Measurement of the gradient aero the aortic valve is indicated in the assessment of the severity of aortic stenosis.
A scheme introduced in America for the valuation of anaesthesia fees and accepted with approval by 90% of the anaesthetists concerned, has been descriptionbed.
It is concluded that the administration of therapeutic doses of 131I to women in this stage of pregnancy is unjustifiable, unless one is prepared to terminate the pregnancy.
The object of a hospital administrator should be to keep down the staff sickness rate in his institution.