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Title: United States Naval Medical Bulletin Vol. 10 Nos. 1-4, 1916
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Date: 1916
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Vol. 10, No. 1 January 1916<br /><br />PREFACE .. .... vii<br /><br />SPECIAL ARTICLES:<br />A TECHNIC FOR THE ABS0RPTION TEST FOR SYPHILIS, USING HUMAN COMPLEMENT.<br />By Surgeon C. S. Butler and Hospital Apprentice, First Class, W. P.<br />Landon.......... ....... ......... ...... l<br />THE EARLY DIAGNOSIS OF TUBERCULOSIS; AS IT RELATES TO THE SERVICE AND TO THE NAVAL HOSPITAL AT LAS ANIMAS, COLO.<br />By Medical Director G. H. Barber...................... . ..... ... ... 9<br />STUDIES PERTAINING TO LIGHT ON SHIPBOARD.<br />By Surgeon T. W. Richards . . ..... 19<br />MILITARY ORGANIZATION AND EQUIPMENT IN THE PRESENT WAR.<br />By Surgeon A. M. Fauntleroy......... . . . . . . . . . . . . ... . . 34<br />CLASSIFICATION OF MENTAL DISEASES.<br />By Passed Assistant Surgeon R. Sheehan......... .  61<br />SECOND REPORT ON THE SCHIER TEST FOR MENTALITY WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO THE POINT SYSTEM.<br />By Passed Assistant Surgeon  G. E. Thomas .. .•..... . . .. . . . . ..... 88<br />THE TREATMENT OF FRACTURED MANDIBLES.<br />By Acting Assistant Dental Surgeon F. L. Morey.... .... . ...... . . 70<br />DIVING OPERATIONS IN CONNECTION WITH THE SALVAGE OF THE U.S.S. "F-4."<br />By Passed Assistant Surgeon  G. R. W. French. ........... ...... ..... 74<br />REPORT ON THE RECOVERY, IDENTIFICATION, AND DISPOSITION OF THE REMAINS OF THE CREW OF THE "F-4."<br />By Surgeon W. Seaman....... .. .. .. . ... ...... . ..... .. . . .......... . 91<br /><br />UNITED STATES NAVAL MEDICAL SCHOOL LABORATORIES:<br />ADDITIONS TO THE PATHOLOGICAL COLLECTION.... ..... 97<br />ADDITIONS TO THE HELMINTHOLOGICAL COLLECTION.... .... 97<br /><br />SUGGESTED DEVICES:<br />A SIMPLE TEST OF STERILIZER EFFICIENCY.<br />By Surgeon Edgar Thompson. . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . 99<br />A HANDY ELECTRICAL APPLIANCE FOR THE SICK BAY.<br />By Surgeon A. Farenholt.. .......... .............. ...... ........... 100<br />DESCRIPTION OF A HORIZONTAL FLUOROSCOPE AND AN ILLUMINATING BOX MADE IN A NAVAL HOSPITAL.<br />By Hospital Steward H. L. Gall...... . ..... . . . ..... ............... 101<br /><br />CLINICAL NOTES:<br />CREEPING ERUPTION. REPORT OF A CASE.<br />By Passed Assistant Surgeon  J. C. Parham ........ .... 103<br />A SPORADIC CASE OF TYPHUS FEVER.<br />By Passed Assistant Surgeon  R. G. Davis..... . ................ . .... 104<br />A BRANCHIOGENIC CYST.<br />By Passed Assistant Surgeon  L. W. Johnson... ....... . . .. . . . . ...... 106<br />BILATERAL THROMBOSIS OF CENTRAL RETINAL VEINS.<br />By Assistant Surgeon S. Walker, jr., Medical Reserve Corps . . . . . . . . . 106<br />INTERNAL HERNIA. REPORT OF A CASE.<br />By Assistant Surgeon W. C. Espach.......... ... ............ ..... ... 108<br />REPORT OF A CASE OF PSORIASIS LIMITED ALMOST EXCLUSIVELY TO THE SCALP.<br />By Acting Assistant Surgeon J. H. Harris.. . . . ... .. ........ . .... ... . . .. 109<br /><br />EDITORIAL COMMENT:<br />PROGRESS OF THE WAR.. ... . ....... . ............. . .. .. ... . ........... 113<br /><br />PROGRESS IN MEDICAL SCIENCES:<br />GENERAL MEDICINE - The recruit's heart. By E. R. Stitt. Report of<br />cerebrospinal fever in the Royal Navy. Roentgen-ray treatment of<br />leukemia. Chronic lead poisoning in guinea-pigs; with special reference<br />to nephritis, cirrhosis, and polyserositis. Prolonged fasting in diabetes.<br />Proper dosage of antitoxin in diphtheria. By E. Thompson and E. L.<br />Woods.. .. . . . . .. . . . . . . 121<br />MENTAL AND NERVOUS DISEASES - Clinical lecture on the psychoneuroses of war. By H. Butts. Constructive delusions. Some observations on heroin habitues. A proper classification of borderline mental cases  amongst offenders. The feebly inhibited; violent temper and its inheritance. By R. Sheehan....... . ............................. . . 127<br />SURGERY - Renal pain: Diagnostic and clinical significance. Fulguration in the treatment of bladder tumors. Some details in the surgical<br />treatment of tumor of the bladder. By H. W. Cole. Wound infections.<br />byy L. W. Johnson. On the prevention of "frostbite" and other effects<br />of cold. By C. N. Fiske. Operative treatment of bad results after<br />fracture. End results of bone fractures. A review of the literature of<br />fractures. The clinical status of the autograft. Mesenteric thrombosis.<br />By A. M. Fauntleroy and E. H. H. Old .. . .. ... .. . . ...... . ..........132<br />HYGIENE AND SANITATION - Hygienic interpretation of recent changes in the field rations and their preparation. by E. W. Brown. Recent additions<br />to the conception of a normal diet. Removing diphtheria bacilli with kaolin. By C. N. Fiske. .. . . . . . . . . .. .. . . ........ . . .. ..... 149<br />TROPICAL MEDICINE - Bilharzia in Cuba. By L.. W. Johnson. Pellagra a curable diseaese. By E . Thompson. Pellagra. Causation and treatment of pellagra. The occurrence of sprue in the United States. By E. R. Stitt. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 152<br />PATHOLOGY, BACTERIOLOGY, AND ANIMAL PARASITOLOGY - Hibernation and the pituitary body. The occurrence of carriers of disease-producing types of pneumococcus. by G. F. Clark. The mode of injection and etiology of epidemic poliomyelitis. by C. N. Fiske. Observations on<br />the proteolytic enzyme of bacillus proteus. Comparative efficacy of<br />benzin and anisol for the destruction of parasites. Technic for culturing<br />typhoid bacilli from stools. Report of an investigation of diphtheria<br />carriers. The presence of acid-fast bacilli in the circulating blood and<br />excretions. The serologic diagnosis of leprosy. The diagnostic value<br />of the placental blood film in estivo-autumnal malaria. A further study<br />of the bactericidal action of ethylhydrocuprein on pneumococci. By<br />C. S. Butler and R.H. Laning.. ... ...... . .... .. ... .. .. . . . ... .. . . .. . . 156<br />CHEMISTRY AND PHARMACY.-A substitute for potassium permanganate to liberate formaldehyde gas from a water solution. The preparation of<br />ammonia-free water. By C. N. Fiske. Chemopathological studies with<br />compounds of arsenic. By R.H. Laning. Laboratory experiments with<br />air. Comparison of the plating and microscopic methods in the bacteriological examination of milk. Beef frozen for 18 years. Tin poisoning after eating canned asparagus. Treatment of typhoid carriers with charcoal and thymol or charcoal and iodin. By E.W. Brown and O. G. Ruge... . .. ... ... .. .... .... 166<br />EYE, EAR, NOSE, AND THROAT - The present status of tuberculin therapy<br />in ocular tuberculosis. On dissolving senile cataract in the early stages.<br />The treatment of glaucoma simplex. The exploratory opening of the<br />ephenoidal sinus. Tonsillectomy in the adult; are we justified in doing<br />so many indiscriminate tonsillectomies for remote infections. The diagnosis<br />of otoeclerosis. Syphilis of the internal ear. Collapse of the alae nasi, its etiology and treatment. By E. J. Grow and G. B. Trible. .. ... 171<br /><br />REPORTS:<br />A BRIEF SUMMARY OF THE PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES OF THE HOSPITAL SHIP "SOLACE" WHILE IN THE PRESENCE OF THE MAJOR PORTION OF THE ATLANTIC FLEET, AT GUANTANAMO BAY, CUBA, FOR FORTY DAYS.<br />By Medical Inspector R. M. Kennedy.. ... ... . . ... . . . . .. . . . ........ . . 177<br />SANITARY REPORT ON BARCELONA, SPAIN. By Passed Assistant Surgeon H . L. Brown.... . . ... . . . . . . ... .... . ... .. 183<br />SANITARY NOTES FROM THE U.S.S. "SARATOGA." By Passed Assistant Surgeon H. R . Hermesch... . .. . . .  ... .. . . . . . 186<br />SANITARY NOTES FROM THE U.S.S. "HELENA." By Passed Assistant Surgeon W. L. Mann, jr.. . . . . . ... . 187<br /><br />Vol. 10, No. 2 April 1916<br /><br />PREFACE .. .... v<br /><br />SPECIAL ARTICLES:<br />A GENERAL CONSIDERATION OF THE PRESENT STATUS OF VESICAL PAPILLOMA .<br />By Assistant Surgeon L. C. Lehr, M. R. C.. .... .. . .... . .. . .. . .... . . 191<br />SUGGESTED USE OF COMBINED TABLE OF OCCUPATIONAL DISTRIBUTION OF PHYSICAL DISABILITY.<br />By Surgeon C. N. Fiske... . .. . . . . ......... . . . . . . .... . . . .... ...... . . 199<br />EXCLUSION OF THE MENTALLY UNFIT FROM THE MILITARY SERVICES.<br />By Passed Assistant Surgeon R. Sheehan.... .. ...... . . . ... . .... .. .. 213<br />A GREATER FIELD OF ACTIVITY FOR MEDICAL OFFICERS OF NAVY YARDS.<br />By Medical Inspector N. J. Blackwood and Surgeon W. H. Bell. . . .. . 249<br />THE HOSPITAL STEWARD; CONCERNING HIS QUALIFICATIONS - PERSONAL, EDUCATIONAL, AND PROFESSIONAL.<br />By Passed Assistant Surgeon W. E. Eaton.. . . .. . . ... ....... .. . ..... 269<br />STUDIES PERTAINING TO LIGHT ON SHIPBOARD. II.<br />By Surgeon T. W. Richards.... .. ..... .. ... ....... . . . . . . ... .... . . .. 277<br />FUMIGATION OF THE U. S. S. TENNESSEE BY THE CYANID METHOD.<br />By Surgeon N. Roberts, Public Health Service. Passed ASSistant Surgeon<br />G . E. Robertson, and aSSistant Surgeon A. E. Beddoe. . .. ... . 296<br />THE NEW HOSPITAL CORPS FORMS.<br />By Passed Assistant Surgeon W. E. Eaton.. . .... . ... . . . ...... ..... . 300<br />THE DIAGNOSIS OF SYPHILIS BY THE 'WASSERMANN REACTION.<br />By Passed Assistant. Surgeon A. H. Allen... . .. . . .... . .. . . . ........ . 304<br /><br />UNITED STATES NAVAL MEDICAL SCHOOL LABORATORIES:<br />ADDITIONS TO THE PATHOLOGICAL COLLECTION.... ..... 309<br />ADDITIONS TO THE HELMINTHOLOGICAL COLLECTION.... .... 309<br /><br />SUGGESTED DEVICES:<br />APPARATUS FOR FILLING VACCINE AMPULES.<br />By Passed Assistant Surgeon  R. G. Davis. .. . . . . . ... .. ... . .. .. ... . .. 311<br />METHODS OP PREVENTING THE ALTERATION OF TINCTURE OF IODIN IN MILITARY SURGERY.<br />Translation By Passed Assistant Surgeon J. A. Biello. .... ... .. . . . .... 314<br /><br />CLINICAL NOTES:<br />REPORT OF TWO CASES OF INTUSSUSCEPTION AS A SEQUEL TO WHOOPING COUGH.<br />By Assistant Surgeon C. W. Depping. .. . . .. . ..... . .. ... . . .. . . ..... . 319<br />TREATMENT OF A FRACTURED FEMUR BY MEANS OF A STEINMANN NAIL.<br />3y Assistant Surgeon C. W. Depping....... .... .......... . ......... 320<br />AN UNUSUAL CASE OF HERPES ZOSTER (ZOSTER NUCHAE ET BRACHIALIS).<br />By Passed Assistant Surgeon W. E. Eaton . . . . . . . . .... .......... .... 323<br />CASE OF HYPERNEPHROMA.<br />By Passed Assistant Surgeons E. H. H. Old and R.H. Laning. . . . . . .. 324<br />SURGICAL CONDITIONS OF THE KIDNEY.<br />By Surgeon C. G. Smith.. . . ... . . ... .... . .... ... . .... ........ ...... 334<br /><br />PROGRESS IN MEDICAL SCIENCES: <br />GENERAL MEDICINE.-The bacterin treatment of certain chronic pyogenic<br />dermatoses. By W. E. Eaton. The soldier's heart. The physics of bronchopneumonia. Specific treatment of pneumonia with ethylhydrocuprein.<br />The use of duodenal bucket in search for typhoid bacilli in typhoid convalescents. The treatment of myocarditia. By E. Thompson and J.A. Randall ....343<br /><br />MENTAL AND NERVOUS DISEASES - Dementia precox and malingering. The distribution of tabetic crises with exhibition of an unusual case. Notes of a conference on medical and social aspects of syphilis of the nervous system. By R. Sheehan.. ...349<br />SURGERY - A plea for efficiency in the accident ward. Appendicitis as a<br />sequel of tonsillitis. Gasoline, iodin, and alcohol in surgery. Epididymotomy.<br />By L. W. Johnson. The treatment of fracture a lost art. The treatment of complicated fractures and present opinion of operative treatment. End-results in 242 cases of simple fracture of the femoral shaft. The artificial periosteum for fixation of shaft fractures. Talk on syphilis. Correction of depressed fractures of the nose by transplant of cartilage.<br />By A. M. Fauntleroy and E. H. H. Old........ .. . . ................... 353<br />HYGIENE A.ND SANITATION - Duration of smallpox immunity conferred<br />by successful vaccination. Further experiments in the destruction of fly larvae in horse manure. Biochemical comparisons between mature beef and immature veal. On the influence of alcohol on bactericidal properties, phagocytosis, and resistance of human erythrocytes. By C. N. Fiske and R. C. Ransdell.... .. .................................... 366<br />TROPICAL MEDICINE - The treatment of dysentery. Further work on the<br />treatment of kala-azar. The treatment of hookworm disease. By E. R.<br />Stitt.. . .. ... ................................ ... ....... .. ... . ....... 369<br />PATHOLOGY, BACTERIOLOGY. AND ANIMAL PARASITOLOGY - Bacteriological results in chronic leukemia and in pseudoleukemia. The acceleration of esterase action; studies on ferment action. By G. F. Clark. Combined preventive inoculation against typhoid and paratyphoid fever and<br />bacillary dysentery. The complement-fixation reactions of the Bordet-Gengou<br />bacillus. The bacteria of gangrenous wounds. Studies in nonspecific<br />complement fixation. Report on the results of the bilharzia mission in Egypt, 1915. The etiology of rat-bite fever. By C. S. Butler and R.H. Laning................................................. . 374<br />EYE, EAR. NOSE, AND THROAT - Ethmoiditis; its varied effects and their<br />probable prevention; or, when fully established, their possible cure.<br />Obstruction of the posterior nasal orifice. The space sense and the labyrinth.<br />Acute middle-ear inflammations. Vocal strain from a laryngologist's standpoint . its causes and prevention. By E. J. Grow and G. B. Trible... ....... ... ................. .. ..... . .................. . 382<br /><br />REPORTS:<br />MILITARY MEDICAL WORK IN CONSTANTINOPLE.<br />By Passed Assistant Surgeon  E. P. Huff. ... ......................... 387<br /><br /><br />Vol. 10, No. 3 July 1916<br /><br />PREFACE.... . .. .. . ..... . . . . ..... . ........ . ...... . .. . ....... .. ...... . .... vii<br />SPECIAL ARTICLES:<br />A. CONTRIBUTION TO THE STUDY OF ARTIFICIAL ILLUMINATION.<br />By Medical Director J. D. Gatewood . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 401<br />CONCUSSION OF THE BRAIN.<br />By Assistant Surgeon J.C. Dacosta, M. R. C. . ............. . ......... 416<br />THE ATMOSPHERE AND ITS RELATION TO THE HUMAN MECHANISM, WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO THE NAVAL SERVICE.<br />By Surgeon R. C. Holcomb..... . .. .. . . .. ................ .. . . ...... 430<br />A SHORT STORY OP MY EXPERIENCE AT THE RED CROSS AUXILIARY NAVAL HOSPITAL OF HAMBURG, GERMANY, DURING THE PAST EIGHT MONTHS OF THE PRESENT WAR.<br />By Medical Director H. G. Beyer, Retired..... . .... . .. . . .. ......... 465<br />DIAGNOSIS OF ABDOMINAL PAIN.<br />By Assistant Surgeon W. A. Brams.  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 476<br />DOSAGE IN ROENTOENOTHERAPY. <br />By Assistant Surgeon A. Soiland, M. R. C. . ..... ......... . . . ... .... 484<br />NOTES ON THE PHYSICAL EXAMINATION OF 1,880 APPLICANTS FOR ENLISTMENT IN THE NAVY.<br />By Acting Assistant Surgeon C.H. Lowell. .. . ... . ... . ....... . ..... 487<br />THE PRACTICABILITY OR DESIRABILITY OF OMITTING FROM THE SUPPLY TABLE CERTAIN DRUGS.<br />By Hospital Steward J. A. Ortolan... . . . ................... . ..... .. 490<br /><br />UNITED STATES NAVAL MEDICAL SCHOOL LABORATORIES:<br />ADDITIONS TO THE PATHOLOGICAL COLLECTION... . .. . . . . 493<br />ADDITIONS TO THE HELMINTHOLOGICAL COLLECTION. . .....493<br /><br />SUGGESTED DEVICES: .<br />FIRST-AID· DRESSINGS ON BATTLESHIPS.<br />By Surgeon G. F. Freeman .. .. . .... . .. . ........ . ..... ... ... .... . .. 495<br /><br />CLINICAL NOTES:<br />THE LEWISOHN CITRATE METHOD OP BLOOD TRANSFUSION WITH REPORT OF A CASE OF TRAUMATIC GLUTEAL ANEURISM IN WHICH THIS METHOD WAS EMPLOYED.<br />By Surgeon R. B. Williams . . .. .. . . . . .. ..... ... . . ... . ... . ... 503<br />REPORT OF A CASE OF LUDWIG'S ANGINA.<br />By Assistant Surgeon W. A. Brams.  . . ... .  506<br />RUPTURE OF LIVER; REPORT OF A CASE.<br />By Assistant Surgeon C. W. Depping. .. .. ... . . . . . . . . . . .  510<br />SYPHILIS IN A CHAMORRO.<br />By Passed  Assistant Surgeon L. W. Johnson. . .. . .. . . . ... .. ...... . .. 511<br />REPORT OF A CASE OP INTUSSUSCEPPTION CAUSED BY A MECKEL'S DIVERTICULUM<br />By Surgeon A. M. Fauntleroy. . ............ . . . . . . . . . . .511<br />ADVANTAGES NOTED IN THE USE OF McDONALD'S SOLUTION.<br />By Passed Assistant Surgeon P. R. Stalnaker. . .... .. .. . ......... .. .. 514<br />HEMATOMA OF ABDOMINAL PARIETES.<br />By Surgeon J. S. Taylor........ . ... . . ... . .. .. . ... . . .. .. .. ....... . . . 515<br />BAYONET WOUND OF THE ABDOMEN.<br />By Assistant Surgeonn W. B. Hetfield... ... . ... . . . . .  516<br /><br />PROGRESS IN MEDICAL SCIENCES:<br />GENERAL MEDICINE - Gassing accidents from the fumes of explosives.<br />By C. G. Smith. The etiology and experimental production of herpes zoster. By W. E. Eaton. The Allen treatment of diabetes. Chronic arthritis. By E. Thompson and J. A. Randall. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 519<br />MENTAL AND NERVOUS DISEASES - A further study of the diagnostic value of the colloidal gold reaction, together with a method for the preparation of the reagent. Psycho-analytic tendencies. Some considerations of general paralysis from the histological viewpoint. The duration of<br />paresis following treatment. Discussion of treatment in general paresis.<br />By R. Sheehan.. .. . . .... . ... . . . . . ... .. .............................. 528<br />SURGERY - The artificial limb question. The treatment of war injuries of the upper arm. By P. J. Waldner. The inefficacy of pyloric exclusion by fascial bands. Postoperative intestinal obstruction. Index of toxicity of novocain-adrenalin injected intravenously. Reversal of the circulation in the lower extremity. By A. M. Fauntleroy and E . H. H. Old.. . ... .. . . ..... . 534<br />HYGIENE AND SANITATION - Report of committees on the resuscitation<br />from mine gases and electric shock. By E. W. Brown. A contribution<br />to the fly campaign. On protection against mosquitoes. By P. J. Waldner. Medical guard. The result of closing the segregated vice district upon the public health of Cleveland. Workshop education in hygiene.<br />By C. N. Fiske and R. C. Ransdell. . . .. .. . ............ 540<br />TROPICAL MEDICINE - Are there harmful and harmless hookworm infections? By C. N. Fiske. Beriberi, with special reference to prophylaxia<br />and treatment. A method for the preparation of a nontoxic dysentery<br />vaccine. By E. R. Stitt......... . ..................... 546<br />PATHOLOGY, BACTERIOLOGY, AND ANIMAL PARASITOLOGY - Autogenous vaccines in the treatment of bronchitis and asthma. The practical value of the guinea-pig test for the virulence of diphtheria bacilli. By G. F.<br />Clark. Methods of using diphtheria toxin in the Schick test and of controlling the reaction. Results with cholesterinized antigens in non-syphilitic sera. On the toxicity of various commercial preparations of emetin hydrochlorid. Bactericidal and protozoacidal activity of emetin hydrochlorid in vitro and in vivo. Two chronic amebic dysentery carriers treated by emetin, with some remarks on the treatment of Lamblia, Blastocystis, and E. coli infections. By C. S. Butler and R.H. Laning. ....549<br />CHEMISTRY AND PHARMACY - A discussion of acidosis with special reference to that occurring in diseases of children. By R . H. Laning. Testing<br />distilled water as regards its wit.ability for the preparation of salvarsan<br />solutions. Improved heroin test for blood. Cause and significance of an abnormal reaction obtained in testing urine for sugar with Fehling's<br />solution. New test for reducing sugars in urine. Rapid method of<br />counting bacteria in milk. Estimation of carbon dioxide in air by Haldane's apparatus. By E.W. Brown and O. G. Ruge. . . ... . .. . ........ 555<br />EYE, EAR, NOSE, AND THROAT - Researches upon the requisite visual acuity and refraction of infantry. Autointoxication and eye diseases. Orientation and equilibration. Deafness due to syphilis. Hay-fever; its cause<br />and prevention. A study of 500 tonsil enucleations with the Beck-Pierce<br />tonsillectome. By E. J. Grow and G. B. Trible..... . .............. . .. 559<br /><br />REPORTS:<br />SANITATION OF AMERICAN SAMOA. <br />By Surgeon E. G. Parker........... . . ... . . ....... . . ......... . ... ... 563<br />REPORT OF MEDICAL RELIEF AFFORDED IN FLOODED DISTRICTS OF SAN DIEGO.<br />By Assistant Surgeon C. I. Wood. .. ..... . .......................... 567<br />THE MARINE DETACHMENT WITH THE PANAMA·PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL EXPOSITION<br />By Passed Assistant Surgeon K. C. Melhorn.. . . . .  . . 569<br />EARLY HISTORY OF THE NAVAL HOSPITAL RESERVATION, WASHINGTON, D . C.<br />By Medical Director J. D. Gatewood................. . .... .. .. . . .... . 573<br />A BRIEF SUMMARY OF THE PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES OF THE HOSPITAL SHIP "SOLACE" WHILE IN THE PRESENCE OF THE MAJOR PORTION OF THE ATLANTIC FLEET AT GUANTANAMO BAY, CUBA, FOR 61 DAYS FROM FEBRUARY 9, 1916, TO APRIL 9, 1916.<br />By Medical Inspector R. M. Kennedy .......... 574<br />THE FRENCH HOSPITAL OF CHUNGKING, CHINA.<br />By Assistant Surgeon W. B. Hetfield............................... 583<br /><br />Vol. 10, No. 4 September 1916<br /><br />PREFACE................................................................ vii<br />SPECIAL ARTICLES:<br />STUDIES OF INDUSTRIAL ACCIDENTS WHICH OCCURRED IN THE NAVY YARD AT WASHINGTON, D. C.<br />By Passed Assistant Surgeon W. A. Bloedorn ....... . .. 585<br />INTOXICATION BY DETONATION AND EXPLOSION GASES ABOARD SHIP.<br />By Surgeon K. OhneSorg. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  626<br />FLAT POOT AND ITS MEASUREMENTS.<br />By Acting Assistant Surgeon M. Clements............................. 634<br />PREVENTION OF MALARIA IN THE FIELD.<br />By Passed Assistant Surgeon F. X. Koltes........................... 640<br />A WASSERMANN SURVEY ON 500 APPRENTICE SEAMEN.<br />By Passed Assistant Surgeon C. B. Munger......................... 642<br />MALINGERING IN MENTAL DISEASE.<br />By Passed Assistant Surgeon  R. Sheehan......... . . . . . .  . . . . . . 646<br />THE REORGANIZATION OF THE HOSPITAL CORPS.<br />By Passed Assistant Surgeon W. E. Eaton........................... 654<br />THE RELATION OF SEPTIC MOUTH TO ARTHRITIS.<br />By Acting Assistant Dental Surgeon F. L. Morey..................... 658<br />CLIMACTIC BUBO.<br />By Assistant Surgeon  C. E. Treibly......... .. . . . . . . . . . . 661<br /><br />UNITED STATES NAVAL, MEDICAL SCHOOL LABORATORIES:<br />ADDITIONS TO THE PATHOLOGICAL COLLECTION... . .. . . . .  665<br /><br />SUGGESTED DEVICES:<br />A DENTAL FOUNTAIN FOR THE CREW'S USE.<br />By Passed Assistant Surgeon W. M. Kerr........................... 666<br /><br />CLINICAL NOTES:<br />A CASE OF GANGOSA.<br />By Passed Assistant Surgeon L. W. Johnson and Assistant Surgeon<br />C. W. Depping................................................. 667<br />CHRONIC LUMPHATIC LEUKEMIA WITH ACUTE EXACERBATION AND FATAL TERMINATION.<br />By Assistant Surgeon  C.H. Weaver................................. 668<br />CASE REPORTS FROM U.s. NAVAL HOSPITAL, PORTSMOUTH, N. H.<br />By Surgeon F. M. Bogan.......................................... 671<br />ACUTE INTESTINAL OBSTRUCTION DUE TO VOLVULUS.<br />By Assistant Surgeon  C. I. Wood.................................... 673<br />SPLENITIS. REPORT OF A CASE.<br />By Assistant Surgeon  T. Wilson.................................... 674<br />SOME UNUSUAL CASES OF SYPHILIS.<br />By Assistant Surgeon  M. B. Hiden................................. 676<br />GUNSHOT WOUND OF THE KIDNEY. REPORT OF A CASE.<br />By Assistant Surgeon  C. W. Depping................................ 679<br />VESICAL CALCULUS. REPORT OF A CASE.<br />By Passed Assistant Surgeon  T. W. Reed........................... 680<br />A CASE OF GASOLINE POISONING.<br />By Assistant Surgeon O. C. Foote................................... 681<br /><br />PROGRESS IN MEDICAL SCIENCES: <br />GENERAL MEDICINE - Coleman diet in typhoid fever. By W. S. Pugh.<br />Cutaneous reaction from proteins in eczema. By W. E. Eaton. Some<br />therapeutic uses for the ultraviolet rays. By E. Thompson and J. A.<br />Randall ........ 683<br />MENTAL AND NERVOUS DISEASES - Spinal injuries of warfare. Diagnostic value of Lange's gold sol test. Studies on alcoholic hallucinoses. The alcoholic as seen in court. Effects of syphilis upon the central nervous<br />system. The Wassermann test in practical psychiatry. Abstract of a<br />psychological study of 300 prisoners in the Massachusetts State Prison.<br />By R. Sheehan ..................... 689<br />SURGERY - A canvas sling for loading wounded from barges and boats<br />into hospital transports. By C. B. Camerer. Open wound treatment<br />with cotton rings and gauze cover. By P. J. Waldner. Nitrous oxid-oxygen, the most dangerous anesthetic. The treatment of peritonitis. Localization and extraction of projectiles and shell framents. By A. M.<br />Fauntleroy and E. H. H. Old........................................ 698<br />HYGIENE AND SANITATION - The Schick reaction and its applications. By J. A. Randall. Diphtheria immunity - natural, active, and passive; its determination by the Schick test. The bacillus carrier and the restaurant. The employment of rat poison as a measure for preventing and exterminating plague. Some observations on causes of high bacterial counts<br />in market milk. By C. N. Fiske and R. C. Ransdell .........708<br />TROPICAL MEDICINE - On agglutination reactions with normal sera. Memorandum on the prevention of amebic dysentery. By E. R. Stitt...... 712<br />PATHOLOGY, BACTERIOLOGY, AND ANIMAL PARASITOLOGY -Sputum cultures with subsequent complement-fixation control. A new culture medium for the isolation of Bacillus typhosus from stoole. A new differential culture medium for the cholera vibrio. Therapeutic possibilities<br />of antitetanus serum. Remarks on B. welchii in the stools of pellagrins.<br />By G. F. Clark. Observations on the production of antibodies after<br />antityphoid inoculation. A study of various methods for determining the virulence of diphtheria bacilli. A study of acid production by diphtheria bacilli. The relation of the carbohydrate-splitting ferments to the soluble toxins of diphtheria bacilli. By C. S. Butler and R. H. Laning .. . . .  . . 714<br />CHEMISTRY AND PHARMACY - Modification of Rose's method for the estimation of pepsin. Experimental study of fever. Changes in the Ninth<br />Decennial Revision of the U.S. Pharmacopeia. By E.W. Brown and<br />O. G. Ruge........................................................ 720<br />EYE, EAR, NOSE, AND THROAT - The blood-clot dressing in simple mastoid abecess. Chronic suppurative ethmoiditis. Circumscribed purulent<br />leptomeningitis due to frontal sinusitis. Radium in the field of laryngology.<br />By E. J. Grow and G. B. Trible........................... 72S<br /><br />REPORTS (TOPOGRAPHICAL BXTRACTS FROM ANNUAL SANITARY REPORTS):<br />MONROVIA, LIBERIA. FREETOWN, SIERRA LEONE.<br />By Passed Assistant Surgeon  W. L. Irvine.......................... 725<br />THE M0SQUITO COAST AND THE CAYMANS.<br />By Assistant Surgeon  W.W. Hargrave....  737<br />LA ROMANA, SANTO DOMINGO, ST. MARC AND GONAIVES, HAITI.<br />By Assistant Surgeon  J. B. Helm.................................. 741<br />LA CEIBA, TELA, AND PUERTO CORTEZ, HONDURAS. PUERTO BARRIOS, GUATEMALA.<br />By Assistant Surgeon  T. A. Fortescue. ......748<br />TAMPICO AND VERA CRUZ.<br />By Assistant Surgeon  A. E. Younie............................... 761<br />PROGRESO, CARMEN, AND MERIDA, MEXICO.<br />By Assistant Surgeon  J. F. Riordan............764<br />THE UPPER YANGTZE RIVER. SANITARY NOTES FROM THE U.S.S.<br />MONOCACY.<br />By Assistant Surgeon  W. B. Hetfield.....   767<br />SOME ASPECTS OF MEDICAL INTEREST OF THE RECENT UPRISING IN CHINA.<br />By Assistant Surgeon W. B. Hetfield.....  760<br />SANITARY NOTES FROM THE UNITED STATES NAVAL TRAINING STATION, SAN FRANCISCO, CAL.<br />By Surgeon P. S. Rossiter................ 764<br />INDEX .................................................... 767<br />

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