United States Naval Medical Bulletin Vol. 9, Nos. 1-4, 1915
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- World War I, Mexican-American War, Nicarauga, US Marine Corps, yellow fever, history of medicine, venereal disease, syphilis, sexually transmitted disease, diptheria, radiology, Hospital Corps, hospital ship, China, smallpox, Australia,
Table of Contents
Shock, anoci-association and anesthesia.
By Surg. A. M. Fauntleroy 1
The proposed personnel, organization, and equipment of a hospital ship
By Surg. E. M. Blackwell and Chief Pharm. O. G. Ruge 28
The application of Wassermann's reaction to the SOLUTION OF THE
ETIOLOGY OF TROPICAL ULCERATIONS.
By Surg. C. S. Butler 51
Some theories as to the origin of Jackson's veil.
By Asst. Surg. J. M. Lynch, M. R. C 62
A RESUME OF ETIOLOGICAL FACTORS CONCERNED IN YELLOW FEVER.
By Passed Asst. Surg. C. B. Camerer 65
Some observations on the examination of recruits.
By Passed Asst. Surg. J. J. S. McMullin 70
Experience of a surgeon during the occupation of Vera Cruz.
By Asst. Surg. G. T. Vaughan, M. R. C 75
Experiences with marine expeditionary force in Mexico.
By Asst. Surg. R. M. Little, M. R. C 76
Treatment of chronic posterior urethritis.
By Medical Inspector G. T. Smith 80
A NEW METHOD OF EXAMINING STOOLS FOR EGGS.
By Passed Asst. Surg. C. M. Fauntleroy, Public Health Service, and Passed Asst. Surg. R. Hayden 81
An account of the yellow fever which prevailed on board the United States Ship Jamestown in 1866-67 at Panama.
By Passed Asst. Surg. W. M. Kerr 82
UNITED STATES NAVAL MEDICAL SCHOOL LABORATORIES:
Additions to the pathological collection 111
Additions to the helmintholoqical collection 111
A card index of specific cases.
By Passed Asst. Surg. R. B. Henry 113
The otoscope as an anterior urethroscope.
By Passed Asst. Surg. W. G. Steadman, jr 114
Advance report concerning heliotherapy and ionic medication as employed at Las Animas, Colo.
By Passed Asst. Surg. C. J. Holeman 119
Compound comminuted fracture of skull.
By Passed Asst. Surg. T. W. Raison 120
A case of reamputation of the leg.
By Surg. R. Spear 122
Tenoplasty for contracture of hamstring tendons.
By Surg. R. R. Richardson 123
Neosalvarsan and mercury in unilateral luetic palsy of abducens.
By Asst. Surg. S. Walker, M. R. C 124
Southern Medical Association 127
The William A. Herndon Scholarships, University of Virginia 127
PROGRESS IN MEDICAL SCIENCES:
General medicine. —-The diagnosis and treatment of cholecystitis. The duration of infection in scarlet fevor. By L. W. Johnson. Diphtheria mortality with and without the use of antitoxin. By W. E. Eaton.
Observations on the Wassermann reaction. By R. Sheehan 129
Mental and nervous diseases. —The role of hypnotics in mental disease with indications for their selection and employment. Hereditary ataxia. Psychic disturbances of dengue. By R. Sheehan 133
Surgery.— Medical arrangements of the British Expeditionary Force. The home hospitals and the war. The wounded in the war; some surgical lessons. By L. W. Johnson. The significance of the Jackson veil.
The fate of transplanted bone and the regenerative power of its various constituents. A plea for the immediate operation of fractures. By A. M. Fauntleroy and E. II. H. Old 140
Hygiene and sanitation. —Study of a swimming pool with a return purification system. The period of incubation of diphtheria cultures. Subsistence on board battleships. The chemical disinfection of water.
Sterilization of water supplies for troops on active service. The Lettsomian lectures on dysentery. Antimosquito work at Panama. By C. N. Fiske and R. C. Ransdell 147
Tropical medicine. —Malaria and the transmission of diseases. Prevention of malaria in the troops of our Indian empire. Researches in sprue. By E. R. Stitt 152
Pathology, bacteriology, and animal parasitology. —Is pellagra due to an intestinal parasite? By C. N. Fiske. Laboratory studies on tetanus. The cultivation of the tubercle bacillus. The bacteriology of pyorrhea alveolaris. Experimental production of purpura in animals. By A. B. Clifford and G. F. Clark 156
Chemistry and pharmacy.—On the influence of atmosphere, temperature, and humidity on animal metabolism. The influence of moisture in the air on metabolism in the body. Biochemical studies of expired air in relation to ventilation. The absorption of protein and fat after resection of one-half of the small intestine. By E. W. Brown and O. G. Ruge. . . 158
Eye, ear, nose, and throat. —Relation of arterial hypertension to subconjunctival hemorrhage. Ocular manifestations of arteriosclerosis and their diagnostic and prognostic significance. Salvarsan treatment and optic neuritis. Eye in locomotor ataxia. The direct method of the intralaryngeal operation. Inflammation of the accessary sinuses. Normal horse serum in hemorrhage from nose and throat operations. Tonsillectomy, its indications and choice of operation. The correction of nasal deformities by mechanical replacement and the transplantation of bone. By E. J. Grow and G. B. Trible 162
Points of interest about the Mexican constitutionalist wounded at Mazatlan.— By Surg. P. S. Rossiter 167
Sanitary report of marine brigade. —By Surg. D. N. Carpenter 173
Report of work at the field hospital of the marine brigade, Vera Cruz, Mexico. —By Surg. D. N. Carpenter 177
The operative treatment of chronic intestinal stasis.
By Asst. Surg. W. S. Bainbridge, M. R. 0 179
Symposium on intelligence tests.
Service use of intelligence tests.
By Passed Asst. Surg. R. Sheehan 194
The value of the mental test and its relation to the service.
By Passed Asst. Surg. G. E. Thomas 200
Mental defectives at Naval Disciplinary Barracks, Port Royal, S. C.
By Passed Asst. Surg. H. E. Jenkins 211
Review and possibilities of mental tests in the examination of applicants for enlistment.
By Acting Asst. Surg. A. R. Schier 222
Observations on deep diving.
By Passed Asst. Surg. G. R. W. French 227
By Surg. E. Thompson 253
Observations on seven cases of cerebrospinal fever.
By Passed Asst. Surg. D. C. Cather 259
The posterior urethra and bladder in a hundred cases of chronic gonorrhea.
By Passed Asst. Surg. A. L. Clifton 265
UNITED STATES NAVAL MEDICAL SCHOOL LABORATORIES:
Additions to the pathological collection 271
Additions to the helminthological collection 271
Apparatus for securing traction of lower extremities.
By Surg. H. A. Dunn 278
Leukopenia of a marked degree in a fatal case of pneumonia.
By Medical Director E. R. Stitt 275
GASTRIC CHANGES FOLLOWING GASTROENTEROSTOMY.
By Passed Asst. Surgs. H. F. Hull and O. J. Mink 275
TWO CASES OF MALARIA TREATED WITH SALVARSAN.
By Passed Asst. Surg. E. U. Reed 278
PSEUDOLEUKEMIC ANEMIA OF INFANCY OCCURRING IN TWINS.
By Asst. Surg. S. Walker, M. R. C 280,
George Perley Bradley, medical director, United States Navy. . . 283
A new quarterly naval medical journal 285
The Harrison law 285
PROGRESS IN MEDICAL SCIENCES:
General medicine. —Differentiation of the diseases included under chronic arthritis. By L. W. Johnson. The war and typhoid fever. By G. F. Clark. Use of the Schick test in the suppression of a diphtheria outbreak. By R. Sheehan. The present status of the treatment of advanced cardiac decompensation. The influence of diet upon necrosis caused by hepatic and renal poisons. Syphilitic nephritis. Is emetin sufficient to bring about a radical cure in amebiasis? A case of a large aneurism of the arch of the aorta with use of bronchoscopy. By E. Thompson and E. L. Woods 287
Mental and nervous diseases.—The importance of the bony sinuses accessory to the nose in the explanation of pains in the head, face, and neck. Spinal decompression in meningomyelitis. Fleeting attacks of manic depressive psychosis. Epilepsy and cerebral tumor. The ductless glands and mental disease. Acute paraplegia. By R. Sheehan 295
Surgery. —The Freiburg method of Dammerschlaf or twilight sleep. By W. G. Steadman. Observations on the seminal vesicles. By H. W. Cole. Rubber gloves; a technique of mending. A note upon the wounds of the present campaign. By L. W. Johnson. The silence of renal tuberculosis. Acute hemorrhagic pancreatitis. Preservation of the iliohypogastric nerve in operation for cure of inguinal hernia. Aperiosteal amputation through the femur. A modified incision for approaching the gall bladder. The occurrence of acute emphysematous gangrene (malignant edema) in wounds received in the war. Note on the wounds observed during three weeks' fighting in Flanders. The naval action off Helgoland. By A. M. Fauntleroy and E. H. H. Old 299
Hygiene and sanitation. —Massachusetts Association of Boards of Health; report of question meeting. The disinfecting properties of gaslight on air of room. Sewage disinfection for vessels and railway coaches. The prophylaxis of malaria with special reference to the military service. By C. N. Fiske and R. C. Ransdell 313
Tropical medicine. —Benzol in bilharzia. By E. L. Woods. Kala-azar and allied infections. Observations on the eggs of ascaris lumbricoides. By E. R. Stitt 319
Pathology, bacteriology, and animal parasitology. —The occurrence of certain structures in the erythrocytes of guinea pigs and their relationship to the so-called parasite of yellow fever. Observations on myeloid sarcoma with an analysis of fifty cases. By G. F. Clark. A new and rapid method for the isolation and cultivation of tubercle bacilli directly from the sputum and feces. Appendicitis treated with
anticolon bacillus serum and vaccine. The retention of iron in the organs in hemolytic anemia. By C. S. Butler and A. B. Clifford 321
Chemistry and pharmacy. —The analysis of emulsions. Notes on the estimation of morphin and Lloyd's reagent. By P. J. Waldner. Merck's annual report of recent advances in pharmaceutical chemistry and
therapeutics. By E. W. Brown and O. G. Ruge 326
Eye, ear, nose, and throat. —The tonsils as a habitat of oral entamebas. By O N. Fiske. Enucleation of the eye under local anasthesia. On a modification of Siegrist's method of local anesthesia in enucleation of
the eyeball. The use of pituitary extract as a coagulant in the surgery of the nose and throat. Value of roentgenography in diagnosis of diseases of the larynx and trachea. The difficulties and dangers of exploratory puncture of the antrum of Highmore. By E. J. Grow and G. B.Trible 331
Extracts from annual sanitary reports. —Notes on marine recruiting. By F. H. Brooks. Notes on recruiting. By J. B. Bostick. Economy in use of hospital supplies. By A. R. Wentworth. Venereal prophylaxis. Examination of civil employees. By C. N. Fiske. Industrial notes from Boston yard. By N. J. Blackwood. Notes on tropical hygiene. By A. Stuart. Battleship ventilation. Use of barracks during . overhaul period. By T. W. Richards. Sanitary notes from the U. S. S. Ozark. Malarial prophylaxis. By R. W. McDowell. Sanitary notes from the U. S. S. Virginia. By G. L. Angeny 335
The Schick Test and the use of diphtheria antitoxin.
By Passed Asst. Surg. J. J. A. McMullin 362
The normal heart in the Navy.
By Surg. G. F. Freeman 363
Surgical diagnosis and technic involving the appendix.
By Surg. A. M. Fauntleroy 381
Functional testing of the ear.
By Passed Asst. Surg. G. B. Trible 400
A few points in diagnosis of gastric and duodenal ulcer by means of the X-ray.
By Passed Asst. Surg. A. L. Clifton 410
The damage of syphilis to the Navy.
By Passed Asst. Surg. G. F. Cottle 414
Recent conceptions of bronchial asthma.
By Asst. Surg. M. H. Sirard, M. R. C 419
UNITED STATES NAVAL MEDICAL SCHOOL LABORATORIES:
Additions to the pathological collection 423
Additions to the helmintholooical collection 423
A venereal head.
By Passed Asst. Surg. G. F. Cottle 425
A NEW MESSING SYSTEM FOR NAVAL HOSPITALS.
By Hosp. Steward F. E. Simmons 426
Messing arrangements in the U. S. Naval Hospital, Philadelphia.
By Surg. H. A. Dunn and Chief Pharm. P. J. Waldner 428
Castor oil. An aseptic dressing on the field of battle.
By Asst. Surg. A. E. Gallant, M.R.C 430
A case of fracture-dislocation of spine. Laminectomy.
By Surg. R. E. Ledbetter and Asst. Surg. H. Priest 433
A CASE OF ANEURYSM OF THE LEFT POSTERIOR INFERIOR CEREBELLAR ARTERY.
By Passed Asst. Surg. E. L. Woods 434
A CASE OF MALIGNANT ENDOCARDITIS. By Passed Asst. Surg. M E. Higgins 436
A POSSIBLE NEW X-RAY SIGN OF TUBERCULOSIS.
By Surg. E. Thompson and Hosp. Steward H. L. Gall 436
A CASE OF PURPURA HEMORRHAGICA (?) WITH MARKED LEUKOPENIA. By Passed Asst. Surg. W. L. Mann, jr 438
Report of twenty-eight cases of pyorrhea alveolaris treated with emetin hydrochlorid.
By Passed Asst. Surg. A. H. Allen 440
Intravenous injection of neosalvarsan in concentrated solution.
By Passed Asst. Surg. C. B. Camerer 441
Catheterization of the ejaculatory canals.
By Surg. R. A. Bachmann 443
By Pharm. S. Wierzbicki 452
First-aid stations and transportation of the wounded in naval battle.
By Med. Inspect. S. G. Evans 454
PROGRESS IN MEDICAL SCIENCES:
General medicine. —The value of typhoid vaccines in the treatment of typhoid fever. By L. W. Johnson. The intravenous and intramuscular administration of diphtheria antitoxin. The noninfective causes of so-called rheumatism. Not very well known causes of hematuria. Prodromal symptoms of gallstones. Observations on renal functions in acute experimental unilateral nephritis. By E. Thompson and E. L.
Mental and nervous diseases. —A critical study of Lange'a gold reaction in cerebrospinal fluid. Post-operative nervous and mental disturbances. The significance of the unconscious in psychopathology. By R. Sheehan 475
Surgery. —The role of gastroenterostomy in the treatment of ulcers. Ether-oil colonic anesthesia. By H. W. Smith. Ununited fractures treated by long-axial drilling of the fractured bone-ends. By E. Thompson. War surgery. The osteogenic power of periosteum; with a note on bone transplantation. The technic of cholecystectomy. The German use of asphyxiating gases. Transfusion by the syringe method. The North Sea action of January 24. The best method of treating wounds sustained in action, especially during the early period after their infliction. By A. M. Fauntleroy and E. H. H. Old 479
Hygiene and sanitation. —The possibility of conveying typhoid fever by clothing, contaminated food, and soiled fingers. The microbic content of indoor and outdoor air. By E. W. Brown. Some results of the
first year's work of the New York State Commission on Ventilation. By C. N. Eiske and E. W. Brown. Tincture of iodin and the prevention of venereal disease. Ability of colon bacilli to survive pasteurization.
The specific gravity of the human body. Lead poisoning in the manufacture of storage batteries. By C. N. Fiskc and R. C. Ransdell 495
Tropical medicine.—Pathology of verruga peruviana. The importance of tertiary yaws. By C. S. Butler. The treatment of ancylostomiasis. By A. B. Clifford. Studies in malaria. New theories and investigations
concerning pellagra. Immediate relapse in tertian malaria after energetic salvarsan treatment. By E. R. Stitt 502
Pathology, bacteriology, and animal parasitology. —A study of the endamebas of man in the Panama Canal Zone. Lipoids in immunity. The mechanism of antibody action. The diagnosis and treatment of
parenchymatous syphilis. The bacteriology of appendicitis and its production by intravenous injection of streptococci and colon bacilli. By G. F. Clark. On the filterability and biology of spirochetes. A differential study of coccidiodal granuloma and blastomycosis. Notes on the diagnosis of Asiatic cholera at autopsy. The morphology of the adults of the filarise found in the Philippine Islands. By C. S. Butler and A. B. Clifford 508
Chemistry and pharmacy.—Coloring of bichlorid of mercury solutions. By L. Zembsch. An experimental study of lavage in acute carbolic acid poisoning. By A. B. Clifford. Notes on a new alkaloid found in
nux vomica. Preliminary note on a new pharmacodynamic assay method. By P. J. Waldnar. Estimation of urea. Estimation of urea and indirectly of allantoin in urine by means of urease. Urea; its distribution in and elimination from the body. Results of the hypochlorite disinfection of water supplies. A further study of the chemical composition and nutritive value of fish subjected to prolonged period of cold storage. By E. W. Brown and O. G. Ruge 515
Eye, ear, nose, and throat. —Treatment of trachoma with carbonic acid snow. Samoan conjunctivitis Is there a natural or acquired immunity to trachoma? Clinical and anatomical study of a case of isolated
reflex immobility of the pupil, paralysis, tabes, and cerebrospinal syphilis being excluded. Protection against injury of the hearing.Chronic local infection of the nose, throat, and ear as a cause of general infection. The sympathetic syndrome (undescribed) of sphenopalatine or nasal ganglion neurosis. Shell explosions and the special senses. By E. J. Grow and G. B. Trible 521
Extracts from annual sanitary reports. —A review of the treatment and results at the U. S. Naval Sanatorium for Tuberculosis at Las Animas, Colo. By G. H. Barber. Battleship ventilation. ( Permanent detail of stretchermen. By J. S. Taylor. Genito-urinary disease at Chelsea. By G. B. Wilson. Malarial prophylaxis. By H. L. Smith. Sanitary notes from the U. S. S. Washington. By H. A. May. Sanitary notes
from the U. S. S. Michigan. By J. A. Murphy. Sanitary notes from the U. S. S. Palos. By D. C. Post. Camp sanitation. By R. I. Longabaugh 527
Lymphatic leukemia complicated by priapism. By Passed Asst. Surg. J. J. A. McMullin 542
The seventy-first annual meeting of the American Medico-Psychological Association. By Passed Asst. Surg. R. Sheehan 544
Observations upon the epidemiology of an outbreak of measles at the Naval Training Station, Norfolk, Va.
By Surg. C. E. Riggs 647
The present status of the Hospital Corps. By Passed Asst. Surg. W. E. Eaton , 556
The use of hospital ships in time of war.
By Passed Asst. Surg. R J. Straeten 565
Venereal disease aboard ship.
By Passed Asst. Surg. G. F. Cottle 571
Some dangers in passing the ureteral catheter to the kidney.
By Asst. Surg. B. C. Willis, M. R. C 577
Shanghai and Yangtze River hospitals.
By Passed Asst. Surg. R. H. Laning 679
Some medical aspects of the upper Yangtze River country.
By Asst. Surg. D. C. Post 620
Some medical conditions in China.
By Passed Asst. Surg. R. G. Davis 630
UNITED STATES NAVAL MEDICAL SCHOOL LABORATORIES:
Additions to the pathological collection 635
Additions to the helminthological collection 635
An ambulance motor boat for hospital ships.
By Surg. E. M. Blackwell 637
Unusual type of typhus on U. S. S. Monocacy. Report of case. By Asst. Surg. W. B. Hetfield 641
Injury by dynamite explosion. By Passed Asst. Surgs. G. C. Thomas and L. W. Johnson 643
A case of hemorrhagic pancreatitis.
By Passed Asst. Surgs. G. C. Thomas and L. W. Johnson 644
Salvarsan in the treatment of schistosomiasis. Report of case.
By Asst. Surg. D. C. Post '645
An usually severe case of urticaria.
By Passed Asst. Surg. W. E. Eaton 650
Early reinfection with syphilis.
By Surg. T. W. Richards 651
A fatal cask of cecal ulceration with extensive complications.
Bv Passed Asst. Surg. W. L. Mann, jr 653
Scarcity and cost of medical supplies due to disturbance of European markets 655
Bind your Bulletins 655
PROGRESS IN MEDICAL SCIENCES:
General medicine. —The recent epidemic of smallpox in New South Wales. By L. W. Johnson. The causes of indigestion. A study of 1,000 cases. By E. H. H. Old. Certain physical signs referable to the diaphragm and their importance to diagnosis. An epidemic of influenza in the Island of St. Kilda. Pollen therapy in hay fever. Studies in bronchial glands. Mode of action and use of emetin in endamebiasis. The treatment of eczema with special reference to the use of vaccine and the part played by bacteria in its etiology. Report of 50 cases. Study of diseases of stomach and duodenum by X-ray. Cure and recurrence of syphilis. By E. Thompson and E. L. Woods 667
Mental and nervous diseases.—Differential diagnosis of general paresis. What is paranoia? The cerebrospinal fluid in diagnosis and treatment. Raynaud's syndrome. Raynaud's disease. What tests in childhood are best calculated to throw light upon the capacities of mental defectives for future work. The Binet-Simon method and the intelligence of adult prisoners. By R. Sheehan 669
Surgery.— Medical narrative of the arrangements of the first division at the Battle of the Aisne. The medical aspects of modern warfare, with special reference to the use of hospital ships. By T. W. Richards. Injuries to the bowel from shell and bullet wounds. By L. W. Johnson. Account of six specimens of great bowel removed by operation; observations on motor mechanism of colon. Symptomless renal hematuria arising from tumors, aneurysms in the renal pelvis, and early tuberculosis. The treatment of urethral stricture by excision. Some observations on bone transplantation. Blood transfusion by the citrate method. Disinfection of the hands and abdominal skin before operation. Partial regeneration of bone. By H. W.Smith. Epididymotomy for acute epididymitis as an out-patient procedure. By W. E. Eaton. Occlusion of the pylorus. Prevalent fallacies concerning subacromial bursitis. Its pathogenoesis
and rational operative treatment. Autogenous bone grafts versus Lane's plates. A new procedure for the cure of chronic synovitis. Report on the wounded in the action between the Sydney and the Emden.
By E. H. H. Old 672
Hygiene and sanitation. —Paint poisoning. By T. W. Richards. Sterilization of water by chlorin. The prevalence of occupational factors in disease and suggestions for their elimination. Bismuth-paste
poisoning —report of a fatal case. The making of a milk commission. Present practice relating to city waste collection and disposal. A statistical study of personal association as a factor in the etiology of pellagra. The influence of age of the grandparent at the birth of the parent on the number of the children born and their sex. By C. N. Fiske and R. O. Ransdell 694
Pathology, bacteriology, and animal parasitology. —Simple and efficient contrast stain for B. diphtheriae. By C. N. Fiske. The heart muscle in pneumonia. The sterilization of vaccines and the influence of the various methods employed on their antigenic properties. The Wassermann and luetin reactions in leprosy. By C. S. Butler and A. B. Clifford 700
Eye, ear, nose, and throat. —Relation of general arteriosclerosis to certain ocular conditions. Eyestrain and ocular discomfort from faulty illumination. Hemorrhage from the nose and throat. Diagnosis and conservative treatment of inflammation of the accessory sinuses of the nose. Primary carcinoma of the tonsils. Nasal polypi. By E. J. Grow and G. B. Trible 703
REPORTS. —Topographical extracts from annual sanitary reports:
Yangtze River ports. By Passed Asst. Surg. C. L. Beeching 707
Cape Haitien, Haiti. By Asst. Surg. C. P. Lynch 710
Santo Domingo and Haiti. By Passed Asst. Surg. E. A. Vickery 714
Vera Cruz, Santo Domingo, and Haiti. By Surg. R. W. Plummer 715
Santo Domingo. By Asst. Surg. J. B. Helm 716
Bluefields, Nicaragua. By Asst. Surg. C. P. Lynch 719
Alaskan ports. By Surg. W. S. Pugh, jr 723
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