February 1954

The Medical Clinics of North America: Nationwide Symposium of Bedside Management (July-August, 1953).

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By many authors. Price, $12.00, or $16.00 yearly. Pp. 326, with 169 illustrations. W. B. Saunders Company, 218 W. Washington Sq., Philadelphia 5; 7 Grape St., Shaftesbury Ave., London, W.C. 2, 1953.

AMA Arch Intern Med. 1954;93(2):311. doi:10.1001/archinte.1954.00240260147020

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Following the usual custom, this issue of the "Medical Clinics" is mainly concerned with "... some of the more common problems encountered in the daily practice of medicine." The present issue is the Nationwide Symposium on Bedside Management.

The opening chapter, on management of cardiac emergencies, by Harold D. and Samuel A. Levine, is a complete discussion of the complications of myocardial infarction, acute pulmonary edema, pulmonary embolism, hemorrhage due to use of anticoagulants, air embolism, and cardiac resuscitation. The chapter following—Treatment of Cardiac Decompensation—is concerned mainly with those cases of heart failure which are resistant to the ordinary means of treatment; it is by T. M. Durant, of Temple University, and W. T. Harvey, of Denver. A resumé of the pharmacology, indications, dosage schedules, precautions, and results with the use of hexamethonium chloride and 1-hydrazinophthaline (Apresoline) for arterial hypertension is written by H. A. Schroeder and J. D. Morrow,

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