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    • Observations Upon the Oral Mucosa of the African 

      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 ...
    • Gargoylism in the African: Report of a Case 

      Thomas, J.E.P. (Faculty of Medicine, Central African Journal of Medicine (CAJM), University College of Rhodesia (now University of Zimbabwe), 1958-03)
    • Filariasis on the North Nyasa Lake Shore 

      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, ...
    • Typhoid Fever in the African 

      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 ...
    • Erythropoietic (Congenital) Porphyria in a Bantu Girl 

      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 ...
    • Hurler’s Syndrome: a Clinical Report on Two Cases 

      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 ...
    • The Medical Treatment of Systemic Hypertension 

      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 ...
    • Intra-abdominal Haemorrhage following a Contusion of the Abdominal Wall 

      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)
    • Torsion of a Wandering Spleen: Report of a Case 

      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 ...
    • Introduction to Medical Writing. 

      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. ...
    • The Neurosurgical Control of Pain 

      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 ...
    • Bilharziasis in the African Infant and Child in the Mtoko District, Southern Rhodesia 

      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 ...
    • Rift Valley Fever in Southern Rhodesia 

      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 ...
    • Rift Valley Fever in Rhodesia: Report of a Case in a Laboratory Worker 

      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 ...
    • Bone and Joint Tuberculosis in Kenya 

      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 ...
    • The Prevention of Maternal Death 

      Llewellyn-Jones, Derek (Faculty of Medicine, Central African Journal of Medicine (CAJM), University College of Rhodesia (now University of Zimbabwe), 1958-08)
    • The African and Plastic Surgery 

      Clayden, G.E. (Faculty of Medicine, Central African Journal of Medicine (CAJM), University College of Rhodesia (now University of Zimbabwe), 1958-08)
      Experience with and treatment of Africans in need of reconstructive surgery, including a number of cases at the Salisbury African hospital in the last two and a half years, indicates the need for Africans generally to be ...
    • Practice of Tropical Medicines 

      Manson-Bahr, Philip (Faculty of Medicine, Central African Journal of Medicine (CAJM), University College of Rhodesia (now University of Zimbabwe), 1958-08)
      The practice of tropical medicine in London tends to pose rather a different proposition from what it is popularly supposed to be. It does not take long for the consultant to recognise that the tropical side is just but ...
    • Cardiac Disease of Obscure Origin in Africa 

      Gelfand, Michael (Faculty of Medicine, Central African Journal of Medicine (CAJM), University College of Rhodesia (now University of Zimbabwe), 1958-09)
      Within recent years a number of papers have emanated from East, West, Central and South Africa, all reporting a form or forms of congestive heart failure, the etiology of which remains obscure. Interest in this subject ...
    • Acute Poliomyelitis in Europeans Admitted to the Walker Wilkins Infectious Diseases Hospital, Salisbury 

      Melvin, James (Faculty of Medicine, Central African Journal of Medicine (CAJM), University College of Rhodesia (now University of Zimbabwe), 1958-09)