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    • Datura poisoning 

      Thomas, James; Gelfand, Michael (Faculty of Medicine, Central African Journal of Medicine (CAJM), University College of Rhodesia (now University of Zimbabwe), 1955-03)
      It is important to remember that a considerable number of medicinal herbs are being prescribed in Rhodesia by witchdoctors. Consequently, although the witchdoctor is generally a fine botanist, from time to time mistakes ...
    • Medical experiences in Nyasaland 

      Watson, W.H. (Faculty of Medicine, Central African Journal of Medicine (CAJM), University College of Rhodesia (now University of Zimbabwe), 1955-03)
    • The Muscle Relaxants in Anaesthesia 

      Bader, Simon (Faculty of Medicine, Central African Journal of Medicine (CAJM), University College of Rhodesia (now University of Zimbabwe), 1956-05)
      It may be stated that the use of the muscle relaxants represents a tremendous advance in anaesthetic practice. Prior to their introduction, muscular relaxation, especially in abdominal surgery, was brought about by chloroform ...
    • Dermatitis Gangrenosa Infantum: a Report of a Case 

      Gelfand, Michael (Faculty of Medicine, Central African Journal of Medicine (CAJM), University College of Rhodesia (now University of Zimbabwe), 1957-05)
      From time to time in African infants one meets a condition generally known to dermatologists as dermatitis gangrenosa infantum, in which a characteristic destruction of a large area of skin occurs. It may start with a small ...
    • The Evaluation and Treatment of Male Infertility 

      Venn, Dorrien (Faculty of Medicine, Central African Journal of Medicine (CAJM), University College of Rhodesia (now University of Zimbabwe), 1957-05)
      As the perpetuation of the species is primarily dependent upon its reproductive ability it is no wonder that the problem of sterile wedlock is one which has concerned mankind from time immemorial. Many references to the ...
    • The Fevers of Africa: Leishmaniasis South of the Sahara 

      Manson-Bahr, P.E.C. (Faculty of Medicine, Central African Journal of Medicine (CAJM), University College of Rhodesia (now University of Zimbabwe), 1957-05)
      Leishmaniasis was first described from India as the visceral form kala azar; since then this disease has been found to occur in China, Central Asia, Arabia, North Africa, the Sudan. Kenya and sporadically across Africa ...
    • Ephebiatrics in General Practice 

      Fynn, R.W. (Faculty of Medicine, Central African Journal of Medicine (CAJM), University College of Rhodesia (now University of Zimbabwe), 1957-05)
    • Fractures of the Head of the Radius with Medial Displacement 

      Nangle, E.J. (Faculty of Medicine, Central African Journal of Medicine (CAJM), University College of Rhodesia (now University of Zimbabwe), 1957-05)
      It is now well recognised that fractures of the head of the radius are not trivial injuries, but are due to the elbow joint being subjected to a considerable degree of violence. The injury usually occurs when the patient ...
    • Intravenous Fluid Technique in Infancy 

      Kibel, M.A. (Faculty of Medicine, Central African Journal of Medicine (CAJM), University College of Rhodesia (now University of Zimbabwe), 1957-05)
      Outside the children’s hospital, the administration of intravenous fluids in babies is fortunately an unusual necessity. Rightly, subcutaneous fluids given with hyalase are used extensively in the milder cases of dehydration ...
    • Cancer of the Lung in Gwanda 

      Osburn, H.S. (Faculty of Medicine, Central African Journal of Medicine (CAJM), University College of Rhodesia (now University of Zimbabwe), 1957-06)
    • A Survey of Leprosy amongst the Lovale Tribe in the Upper Zambesi Basin, Northern Rhodesia 

      Worsfold, J.T. (Faculty of Medicine, Central African Journal of Medicine (CAJM), University College of Rhodesia (now University of Zimbabwe), 1957-09)
      An extensive health survey, with special reference to an epidemiological study of leprosy, amongst the Lovale tribe who live in the upper Zambesi basin has been carried out. A considerable part of their tribal area is in ...
    • Symmetrical Gangrene Occurring in a Female African Affected with Endomyocardial Fibrosis 

      Gelfand, Michael (Faculty of Medicine, Central African Journal of Medicine (CAJM), University College of Rhodesia (now University of Zimbabwe), 1957-09)
      Endomyocardial fibrosis was first described in Africans in 1946 by Bedford and Konstam, who recognised it in West African soldiers, and two years later Davies gave a fuller account of it from Uganda. Since then several ...
    • Relapsing Fever in Africa 

      Ordman, David (Faculty of Medicine, Central African Journal of Medicine (CAJM), University College of Rhodesia (now University of Zimbabwe), 1957-09)
      The relapsing fevers, broadly classified into the louse-borne and tick-borne varieties, are characterised clinically by an initial pyrexia of 2-4 days’ duration, followed at intervals of a few days by successive relapses, ...
    • Consent to Medical Treatment 

      Palley, A. (Faculty of Medicine, Central African Journal of Medicine (CAJM), University College of Rhodesia (now University of Zimbabwe), 1957-09)
      The application of any force to the person of another is, broadly speaking, an assault in law. The degree of force used is immaterial. Even a gesture or threat, which is such that the person threatened reasonably believes ...
    • The Surgical Treatment of Portal Hypertension 

      Aird, Ian (Faculty of Medicine, Central African Journal of Medicine (CAJM), University College of Rhodesia (now University of Zimbabwe), 1957-10)
      Portal hypertension remains to my mind one of the most obscure modern surgical problems in many of its aspects. Many of the clinical features of this disease are not capable of ready explanation. Why is it that patients ...
    • A Survey of Leprosy amongst the Lovale Tribe in the Upper Zambesi Basin, Northern Rhodesia 

      Worsfold, J. T. (Faculty of Medicine, Central African Journal of Medicine (CAJM), University College of Rhodesia (now University of Zimbabwe), 1957-10)
      Leprosy is a chronic disease due to the invasion of the skin, mucous membranes, peripheral nerves, the cells of the reticulo-endothelial system and, less commonly, certain other parts of the body (e.g., testis) with the ...
    • Subdural haematoma in infancy 

      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)
    • The Place of the Humanities in Medical Education 

      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 ...
    • Chronic Brucella Pyelonephritis with Calcification: Short Review of the Literature and Report of a Case 

      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 ...
    • 4-Aminoquinoline Prophylaxis of Malaria amongst Semi-Immune African School Children 

      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 ...