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  • Bourne, Aleck. (Faculty of Medicine, Central African Journal of Medicine (CAJM), University College of Rhodesia (now University of Zimbabwe), 1957-11)
    The word science is derived from the Latin scientia, which means knowledge. There are many compartments of science such as moral, political and natural, but the word “science” in its modern sense means an organised body ...
  • Honey, R.M.; Gelfand, M.; Myers, N.H. (Faculty of Medicine, Central African Journal of Medicine (CAJM), University College of Rhodesia (now University of Zimbabwe), 1957-11)
    The localisation of brucellosis in the urinary tract is an infrequently reported condition. The paucity of recorded cases may be due to the rarity of the condition or to the fact that the profession as a whole is not ...
  • Levy, Laurence F.; Hoen, Thomas I.; Cooper, Irving S. (Faculty of Medicine, Central African Journal of Medicine (CAJM), University College of Rhodesia (now University of Zimbabwe), 1957-11)
  • Clyde, D.F.; Shute, G.T. (Faculty of Medicine, Central African Journal of Medicine (CAJM), University College of Rhodesia (now University of Zimbabwe), 1957-12)
    Drugs used for the prophylaxis of malaria are generally recommended in doses sufficient to suppress the disease in persons without immunity, these amounts being considerably in excess of those required for the protection ...
  • Squires, Bernard T. (Faculty of Medicine, Central African Journal of Medicine (CAJM), University College of Rhodesia (now University of Zimbabwe), 1958-03)
    The oral cavity, quite apart from those structures properly included in the realm of dentistry, is of great clinical importance, for it lends itself readily to inspection and examination and, like the eye, can reflect the ...
  • Manson-Bahr, P.E.C. (Faculty of Medicine, Central African Journal of Medicine (CAJM), University College of Rhodesia (now University of Zimbabwe), 1958-03)
    In early days in tropical Africa, typhoid fever was said by the pioneer doctors to be rare. With the growth of cities, often in advance of waterborne sanitation, typhoid fever is now one of the commonest fevers ...
  • Oram, R.H. (Faculty of Medicine, Central African Journal of Medicine (CAJM), University College of Rhodesia (now University of Zimbabwe), 1958-03)
    A small series of investigations have been performed to assess the prevalence of microfilaraemia and elephantiasis occurring on the North Nyasa lake shore. Only two areas are present in Nyasaland where filariasis is endemic, ...
  • Thomas, J.E.P. (Faculty of Medicine, Central African Journal of Medicine (CAJM), University College of Rhodesia (now University of Zimbabwe), 1958-03)
  • Baxter, Barbara (Faculty of Medicine, Central African Journal of Medicine (CAJM), University College of Rhodesia (now University of Zimbabwe), 1958-04)
    The case here presented is of congenital porphyria occurring in a three-year-old Bantu girl of the Bapedi tribe. This is the second case of this rare type of porphyria recorded in the Bantu of Southern Africa. The patient ...
  • Jacobson, L.; Kibel, M.A. (Faculty of Medicine, Central African Journal of Medicine (CAJM), University College of Rhodesia (now University of Zimbabwe), 1958-05)
    Dwarfism, hideous features, characteristic deformities of the skeleton and other abnormalities involving many systems typify this bizarre and rare condition. It is said to have been first recognized by John Thomson, of ...
  • Kauntze, Ralph (UZ Publications (formerly University College of Rhodesia ), 1958-05)
    The diastolic blood pressure is the product of the cardiac output and the peripheral arteriolar tone. A resting level in excess of 100 mm. Hg. means that systemic hypertension is present. As such it contrasts with systolic ...
  • Whaley, T.K.; Colt, O.C. (Faculty of Medicine, Central African Journal of Medicine (CAJM), University College of Rhodesia (now University of Zimbabwe), 1958-05)
  • Whitehead, Raymond (Faculty of Medicine, Central African Journal of Medicine (CAJM), University College of Rhodesia (now University of Zimbabwe), 1958-07)
    Three forms of medical writing are of special importance, because each may be written by any doctor—teacher, consultant or general practitioner. They are (1) the report of research; (2) the case report; and (3) the M.D. ...
  • Levy, Laurence Fraser (Faculty of Medicine, Central African Journal of Medicine (CAJM), University College of Rhodesia (now University of Zimbabwe), 1958-07)
    Pain is a warning of danger and ipso facto performs one of the primary functions of the nervous system. For this reason destruction of the recording mechanism is to be viewed with concern and a very careful assessment must ...
  • Smith, F. Morley; Gelfand, Michael (Faculty of Medicine, Central African Journal of Medicine (CAJM), University College of Rhodesia (now University of Zimbabwe), 1958-07)
    This study was undertaken with several objects in view.. First of all we wanted to know how frequently bilharziasis is likely to infest infants up to the age of two years in an endemic area. On first thoughts it would seem ...
  • Shone, D.K. (Faculty of Medicine, Central African Journal of Medicine (CAJM), University College of Rhodesia (now University of Zimbabwe), 1958-07)
    Rift Valley fever is a virus disease characterised by a short incubation period, typical liver lesions and heavy mortality in young lambs and calves. The aetiological agent is an arthropod- borne pantropic virus exhibiting ...
  • Stern, Lionel (Faculty of Medicine, Central African Journal of Medicine (CAJM), University College of Rhodesia (now University of Zimbabwe), 1958-07)
    Rift Valley fever or enzootic hepatitis is an acute virus infection transmitted by mosquitoes and is pathogenic under natural conditions for sheep and cattle. Man may be infected by direct transmission through contact with ...
  • Wilson, W. Shepherd (Faculty of Medicine, Central African Journal of Medicine (CAJM), University College of Rhodesia (now University of Zimbabwe), 1958-07)
    The acute abdomen in the African is full of the unexpected, and any surgeon attacking the abdomen must be prepared for whatever he finds. This is especially difficult for the district government medical officers in the ...
  • Kirkaldy-Willis, W.H. (Faculty of Medicine, Central African Journal of Medicine (CAJM), University College of Rhodesia (now University of Zimbabwe), 1958-08)
    Throughout Kenya the treatment of tuberculosis in African patients is a problem of considerable magnitude. The writer supposes that over the next ten years this will be the problem that will exercise medical men throughout ...
  • Llewellyn-Jones, Derek (Faculty of Medicine, Central African Journal of Medicine (CAJM), University College of Rhodesia (now University of Zimbabwe), 1958-08)