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October 1943


Author Affiliations


From the Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Medical School; the Department of Surgery, University of Illinois College of Medicine,and the Circulatory Group, St. Luke's Hospital.

Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1943;72(4):518-561. doi:10.1001/archinte.1943.00210100091007

REVIEW OF SOME OF THE RECENT LITERATURE  The present review was obviously compiled under wartime conditions, and many articles have been omitted because the journals were not available for study. These are known to us and will be included in future reviews. Although there has not been a noticeable decline in original material during the past year, it is anticipated that such a condition will prevail as more and more investigators enter military service or attend to their busy wartime practices. Dicoumarin (3,3-methylene-bis-[4-hydroxycoumarin]) has been given considerable attention in this review, and the many articles on heparin have been omitted pending decision as to their value when this drug is finally compared with the former compound.

PHYSIOLOGY  The causative factor responsible for pain in an ischemic extremity has been subject to considerable controversy. Harpruder and Stein 1 report their observations on the genesis of ischemic pain, substantiating in part the

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