An outbreak of 17 cases of paralytic shellfish poisoning in humans occurred in Cape Town during May 1978.
Buprenorphine hydrochloride, a new, potent, long-acting synthetic opiate analgesic, with partial agonist-antagonist activity, was administered intravenously to two groups of patients in an intensive care unit.
Attention is directed to the synchronous and sometimes delayed appearance of squamous carcinoma of the oesophagus with other head and neck squamous carcinomas.
In 74 patients believed to have chronic anaemia, 1 541 individual clinical assessments of haemoglobin levels were made from various sites.
An eclectic, modified radical technique for the treatment of advanced middle ear and mastoid disease is descriptionbed.
Five hundred consecutive admissions to a coronary care unit were studied, and the information was used to gain insight into the patients background.
In a patient with syncope and sinus bradycardia the left superior vena cava drained into the right atrium via the coronary sinus.