United States Naval Medical Bulletin Vol. 28, Nos. 1-4, 1930
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Table of Contents
NOTICE TO SERVICE CONTRIBUTORS viii
The Frontal Attack on Yaws, a Plea for a Change in Strategy.
By Lieut. Commander P. W. Wilson, Medical Corps, United States Navy 1
Psychology in Aviation.
By Capt. D. G. Sutton, Medical Corps, United States Navy 6
Value of Peripheral Vision in Depth Perception, as Applied to Aviation.
By Lieut. (Junior Grade) A. W. Loy, Medical Corps, United States Navy 13
Individual Submarine Escape.
By Lieut. Commander G. H. Mankin, Medical Corps, United States Navy 18
By Lieut. E. L. Merritt, Medical Corps, United States Naval Reserve 29
Rational Treatment of Hemorrhoids.
By Lieut. Commander R. B. Miller, Medical Corps, United States Navy 34
Permissible Radiation Exposure in Radiography and Fluoroscopy.
By Capt. T. W. Raison, Medical Corps, United States Navy 67
Study of the Incidence of Amebiasis Carriers Among Native Domestics of Haiti.
By Lieut. Commander L. H. Williams, Medical Corps, United States Navy, and Pharmacist's Mate (First Class), J. A. Thomas, United States Navy 74
Sulpharsphenamine —A Clinical Report.
By Capt. P. R. Stalnaker, Medical Corps, United States Navy.. 78
Treatment of Syphilis.
By Lieut (Junior Grade) I. B. Ballenger, Medical Corps, United States Navy 82
Report of Two Hundred Examinations for Acute Alcoholism Made at the United States Naval Hospital, New York City, New York.
By Lieut. Commander F. S. Johnson, Medical Corps, United States Navy 85
Heart Clinic, United States Naval Hospital, Norfolk, Va., with Report of Selected Cases.
By Commander R. F. Jones, Medical Corps, United States Navy, and Lieut. C. W. Brunson, Medical Corps, United States Navy. 88
Some Clinical Types of Functional Heart Disease.
By Lieut Commander D. Ferguson, Medical Corps, United States Navy 95
Use of Histamine in Gastric Analysis.
By Lieut Commander H. E. Ragle, Medical Corps, United States Navy, and Lieut. (Junior Grade) L. E. McDonald, Medical Corps, United States Navy 99
By Capt. W. A. Angwin, Medical Corps, United States Navy.. 106
Myiasis — Case Report.
By Lieut. G. W. Cooper, Medical Corps, United States Navy.. 112
Bilateral Glioma —Report of a Case.
By Lieut. W. H. Funk, Medical Corps, United States Navy 114
By Lieut. (Junior Grade) F. R. Moore, Medical Corps, United States Navy... 115
Sensations Under Local Anaesthesia.
By Lieut. Commander M. D. Willcutts, Medical Corps, United States Navy 117
A Dependable Positive-Negative Pressure Installation.
By Commander C. B. Camerer, Medical Corps, United States Navy _ 119
NAVAL RESERVE 123
Native Nurses in Samoa.
By Chief Nurse Helen S. Wood, United States Navy 125
Native Nurses in Guam.
By Chief Nurse Hannah M. Workman, United States Navy... 127
Psychology for Nurses 128
NOTES AND COMMENTS:
Letters of commendation —Twenty-five years of American medical activity on the Isthmus of Panama — Cancer as a public health problem —The psychoneuroses: What the general practitioner should know and do—Present conception of essential hypertension —Prevention of diabetic deaths —R61e of the urologist in general diagnosis —Sea sickness —League of Nations' conference on laboratory tests for syphilis —Yaws, syphilis relationship — Present-day treatment of gonorrhea in male—Problems of mechanical refrigeration —Tobacco smoking —Chemical Warfare Service investigation of the Cleveland Clinic disaster —Photographs of Medical Department activities —Dental prosthesis for Veterans' Bureau patients —First International Congress on Mental Hygiene — American Association for the study of goiter 141
Ashburn, History of the Medical Department of the United States Army—Park, Williams, and Krumwiede, Pathogenic Microorganisms —Beaumont, Experiments and Observations on the Gastric Juice —Outline of Preventive Medicine —Simpson, Tularemia, History, Pathology, Diagnosis and Treatment —Horder and Gow, Essentials of Medical Diagnosis — East and Bain, Recent Advances in Cardiology —Jones and Lovett, Orthopedic Surgery —Christopher, Minor Surgery —Bohler, Treatment of Fractures — McPheeters, Varicose Veins with Special Reference to the Injection Treatment—White, Stone in the Urinary Tract —Cherry, Gynecologic Technic, Surgical and Medical —Ogilvie, Recent Advances in Surgery —Naegeli, Graphic Guide to Elemental Surgery —Wolbarst, This Thing Called Sex—Meagher, Study of Masturbation and the Psychosexual Life—Roe, Principals of Chemistry —Brodie
Materia Medica for Nurses —Orban, Dental Histology and Embryology —Dorland, American Illustrated Medical Dictionary — Medical Clinics of North America, July, 1929 —Surgical Clinics of North America, August, 1929 — Medical Clinics of North America, September, 1929 —International Clinics, September, 1929 161
PREVENTIVE MEDICINE, STATISTICS:
The Ventilation Problem of the Halls of the Senate and House of Representatives.
By Commander G. W. Calver, Medical Corps, United States Navy 177
Report of Mosquito Survey in St. Croix.
By Lieut. T. H. Hayes, Medical Corps, United States Navy 194
Cerebrospinal Fever at United States Naval Training Station, Newport, R. I., Further Experience with.
By Commander F. G. Abeken, Medical Corps, United States Navy 222
Cerebrospinal Fever, Important Factors in the Early Recognition of.
By Lieut. P. F. Dickens, Medical Corps, United States Navy 231
Cerebrospinal Fever, Fulminating case of, among Expeditionary Forces, Shanghai, China 235
Caisson Disease, case of, resulting from Insufficient Decompression 236
Measles on board the U. S. S. "New Mexico."
By Commander F. H. Haigler, Medical Corps, United States Navy. 241
Fatal Case of Poisoning by Neoarsphenamine Presenting Some Unusual Features 243
Vaccine Administered to Twenty-two Men Exposed to Rabies.
By Capt. J. B. Kaufman, Medical Corps, United States Navy.. 248
Use of Rabies Vaccine on Board Ships of the Yangtze Patrol.
By Lieut. Commander A. M. Larsen, Medical Corps, United States Navy... 252
Outbreak of Food Poisoning Caused by Boiled Smoked Ham.. 254
Unsafe Practice Resulting in Two Cases of Food Poisoning Attributed to Canned Milk on Board the U. S. S. "Worden". 255
Health of the Navy —Statistics 256
NOTICE TO SERVICE CONTRIBUTORS . viii
Combined Precipitation (Kahn) —Complement Fixation (Bass)
Tests in the Serum Diagonobis of Syphilis.
By Lieut. Commander J. E. Houghton, Medical Corps, United
States Navy, and H. S. Sumerlin, M. D., pathologist, Rees-Stealy Clinic, San Diego, Calif 265
Cancer Susceptibility, Factor in.
By Lieut. R. K. Y. Dusinberre, Medical Corps, United States Navy …273
Leprosy in the Virgin Islands.
By Lieut. T. H. Hayes, Medical Corps, United States Navy 292
Haiti's Greatest Public Health Problem.
By Capt. K. C. Melhorn, Medical Corps, United States Navy.. 310
By Lieut. G. W. Cooper, Medical Corps, United States Navy. 312
Hypertonic Solutions, Use of, in the Treatment of Acute Intracranial Hypertension.
By Lieut. Commander F. F. Murdoch, Medical Corps, United States Navy 322
Barbital, Its Uses and Misuses.
By Lieut. (Junior Grade) H. M. Walker, Medical Corps, United States Navy 327
By Lieut. A. H. Cecha, Medical Corps, United States Navy.. 335
Local Application of Aspirin for Control of Postextraction Pain.
By Lieut. R. B. Putman and Lieut. (Junior Grade) L. D. Mitchell, jr., Dental Corps, United States Navy 343
Syphilis, Treatment of.
By Lieut. (Junior Grade) W. K. Hicks, Medical Corps, United States Navy 345
Typhoid Fever.—Report of Three Cases Diagnosed and Treated on Board the U. S. S. "Relief."
By Lieut. Commander J. M. McCants, Medical Corps, United States Navy 351
Meningococcemia Followed by Cerebrospinal Fever.
By Lieut. V. B. Riden, Medical Corps, United States Navy 357
Analysis of Eighteen Fatal Cases of Cerebrospinal Fever.
By Lieut. P. F. Dickens, Medical Corps, United States Navy... 360
Gangrenous Stomatitis, Case of.
By Lieut. Commander W. D. Davis, Medical Corps, United States Navy 372
Coronary Disease Causing Right Hydrothorax.
By Lieut. W. H. Funk, Medical Corps, United States Navy 374
Malaria Treatment of Cerebrospinal Lues.
By Lieut. Commander C. S. Stephenson and Lieut. (Junior Grade) J. Love, Medical Corps, United States Navy 376
Gonococcus Infection of a Joint.
By Lieut. (Junior Grade) F. R. Moore, Medical Corps, United States Navy 380
Malignancies of the Antrum.
By G. B. Trible, M. D., F. A. C. S., former commander, Medical Corps, United States Navy 382
Useful Method of Skin Defect Closure.
By Lieut. (Junior Grade) J. W. Kinibrough, Medical Corps, United States Navy - 385
An Effective Substitute for Collodion.
By Commander R. Cuthbertson, Medical Corps, United States Navy 387
NAVAL RESERVE 389
Summer Session at Columbia University.
By Nurse J. Ferris, United States Navy. 391
NOTES AND COMMENTS:
Bureau policy regarding postgraduate training—Treatment of syphilis —-Gonorrhea —-Diagnosis of gonococcal arthritis—Urinary obstruction and hydronephrosis —Factors influencing operative procedure in hydronephrosis —Sterilization of instruments in emergency surgical outfit* —Lack of therapeutic value of antimeningococcic serum — Symptomatology associated with hepatic dysfunction — Codman's registration of bone sarcoma and its bearing upon a study of malignancy elsewhere—Some needs in medical bibliography —Health conditions throughout the world —Extent of illness in the United States —Current studies on malaria control measures—Composition of cigarettes and cigarette smoke—Annual meeting of the American Public Health Association 411
Chest, Diseases of, and Principles of Physical Diagnosis —Recent Advances in Medicine —Volume of the Blood and Plasma in Health and Disease—Stomach, Diseases of—Blood Picture and its Clinical Significance (Including Tropical Diseases) —Arthritis and Rheumatoid Conditions —Synopsis of the Practice of Preventive Medicine as Applied in the Basic Medical Sciences and Clinical Instruction at the Harvard Medical School —Otologic Surgery —After-Treatment of Operations —Surgical Diseases of the Thyroid Gland — Practical Local Anesthesia and its Surgical Technic —Poliomyelitis—Manual of Proctology —Treatment of Varicose Veins of the Lower Extremities by Injections—Hemorrhoids, The Injection Treatment and Pruritus Ani—Stone and Calculous Disease of the Urinary Organs —Urological Nursing—Practical Treatise on Disorders of the Sexual Function in the Male and Female —Generations of Adam —Clinical Obstetrics —Aids to Dermatology and Venereal Disease—Principles of Pharmacy —Properties and Uses of Drugs —Textbook of Pharmaceutical Arithmetic—Human Helminthology — Memoranda of Toxicology—Pettibone's Textbook of Physiological Chemistry —Handbook of Bacteriology for Nurses — Laboratory Methods of the United States Army—Clinical Medicine for Nurses-—Practical Dietetics, Diet in Health and Disease— Modern Methods of Treatment—Introduction to the Study of the Nervous System —Diseases of the Nervous System —Autonomic Nervous System —Health of the Mind- —Surgical Clinics of North America, October, 1929 — Medical Clinics of North America, November, 1929 —Surgical Clinics of North America, December, 1929— Chemical Dictionary—Practical Massage and Corrective
Exercise with Applied Anatomy 435
PREVENTIVE MEDICINE, STATISTICS:
Experimental Treatment of Filariasis with Intramuscular Injections of Oil of Chenopodium.
By Commander J. R. Phelps, Lieut. O. A. Smith, Lieut. (Junior Grade) H. H. Carroll, Medical Corps, United States Navy, Chief Pharmacist's Mate W. A. Washburn, and Chief Pharmacist's Mate K. E. Beagley, United States Navy 459
Tuberculosis in American Samoa.
By Commander J. R. Phelps, Medical Corps, United States Navy. 487
Errors Made in Physical Examinations at Recruiting Stations.
By Capt. C. G. Smith, Medical Corps, United States Navy 494
Review of Reports Submitted by Medical Officers Regarding Full-Power Trials, 1928-29 500
Fatal Case of Toxic Cirrhosis of the Liver Following the Administration of Neoarsphenamine 506
Admissions for Injuries and Poisoning, Third Quarter, 1929. _ 510
Small Outbreak of Food Poisoning at Ocotal, Nicaragua 510
Outbreak of Food Poisoning on Board the U. S. S. "Patoka" Attributed to Crawfish 511
Health of the Navy —Statistics. 513
PREFACE …. v
NOTICE TO SERVICE CONTRIBUTORS vi
The Value of High Oxygen in Preventing the Physiological Effects of Noxious Concentrations of Carbon Dioxide.
By Commander E. W. Brown, Medical Corps, U. S. Navy 523
Treatment for Infestations of Man with Parasitic Worms.
By Maurice C. Hall, Chief, Zoological Division, Bureau of Animal Industry, U. S. Department of Agriculture, Washington, D. C- 553
Sodium Thiosulphate in the Treatment of Syphilis.
By Lieut. (Junior Grade) A. T. Walker, and Lieut. (Junior Grade) C. F. Flower, Medical Corps, U. S. Navy 569
Relation of Proctology to General Medicine.
By Commander Clifford E. Henry, Medical Corps, U. S. Naval Reserve 578
The District Medical Officer.
By Capt. R. P. Crandall, Medical Corps, U. S. Navy. ... 584
Tropical Influence on Dental and Oral Disease.
By Lieut. P. A. McCole, Dental Corps, U. S. Navy 587
By Lieut. G. W. Cooper, Medical Corps, U. S. Navy 590
Gonococcus Infection of the Heart —With a Report of Two Fatal Cases Due to a Gram Negative Diplococcus.
By Lieut. Commander J. M. McCants, Medical Corps, U. S. Navy . 603
Implantation of Carcinoma Cells on the Endocardium of the Right Auricle— Report of a Case.
By Lieut. Commander H. E. Ragle, Medical Corps, U. S. Navy.. 613
A Case of Meningoencephalitis Due to Torula.
By Capt. E. C. White, Medical Corps, U. S. Navy 615
By Lieut. Commander H. V. Hughens, Medical Corps, U. S. Navy 618
The Syphilis Problem on a Cruising Ship.
By Lieut. Commander L. G. Jordan, Medical Corps, U. S. Navy. 621
NAVAL RESERVE 1 627
NOTES AND COMMENTS:
Bureau publications —New standard book list for fiscal year 1931 — Research in syphilis —Prevention and control of venereal diseases — The colon as site of focal infection in chronic pyelitis, cystitis, and prostatitis —The health of Haiti —Danish treatment of scabies— Scarlet fever—A clinical study of meningitis —Preparing thick films for diagnosis of malaria —Health conditions in the United States during the past fiscal year—American association for study of goiter —Fifteenth annual clinical session of the American College of Physicians 689
The Human Mind, Menninger —Human Biology and Racial Welfare — Textbook of Inorganic Pharmaceutical Chemistry for Students of Pharmacy and Pharmacists, Rogers —Mechanism of the Larynx, Negus —Tonsil Surgery, Fowler—Mobilization of Ankylosed Joints by Arthroplasty, MacAusland, and MacAusland—Peptic Ulcer, Buckstein- —Orthopedic Surgery, Campbell —Surgical Diagnosis —
Varicose Veins, McPheeters — Surgery at the New York Hospital One Hundred Years Ago, Pool and McGowan—Hypertension and Nephritis, Fishberg —Treatment in General Practice, Beckman — Creed of a Biologist, Warthin—Essentials of Histology, Schafer — Childhood Type of Tuberculosis, Chadwick and McPhedran— Modern Otology, Keeler —Diseases of Infancy and Childhood, Holt and Howland—Treatment of Skin Diseases, Toomey —Dermatology and Syphilology for Nurses, Stokes —Textbook of Physiology for Nurses, Christian and Haskell—Nursing in Emergencies, Bennan —Personal Hygiene for Nurses, Egbert —Essentials of Medical Electricity, Cumberbatch —Venereal Diseases, Its Prevention, Symptoms and Treatment, Bayly— Normal Facts in Diagnosis, Harris and Finesilver —The Normal Diet, Sansum — Trauma, Disease, Compensation, Fraser — Symptoms of Visceral Disease, Pottenger —Getting Well and Staying Well, Potts— Clinical Atlas of Blood Diseases, Piney and Wyard—Research and
Medical Progress and other Addresses, Horsley —Recent Advances in Preventive Medicine, Haslnm — Roentgenographs Technique, Rhinehart— Demonstrations of Physical Signs in Clinical Surgery,
PREVENTIVE MEDICINE, STATISTICS:
Toxic Effects of Arsenical Compounds Employed in the Treatment of Stphilis in the United States Navy.
By Commander J. R. Phelps, Medical Corps, U. S. Navy, and Chief Pharmacist's Mate W. A. Washburn, U. S. Navy 659
Death from Food Poisoning Caused by Oysters.
By Lieut. (Junior Grade) D. O. Zearbaugh, Medical Corps, U. S. Navy... 695
The Virus of Parrot Disease 698
Health of the Navy —Statistics 700
NOTICE TO SERVICE CONTRIBUTORS vi
Mobile Battalion Aid Station Equipment for use with U. S. Marine Corps Expeditionary Forces.
By Capt. W. M. Garton and Capt. R. G. Heiner, Medical Corps, U. S. Navy 711
Intravenous Urography with Uroselectan.
By Dr. John Duff, deputy urologist, James Buchanan Brady Foundation of Urology of the New York Hospital 715
Anti-Pendulum Extension Apparatus and Fracture Frame.
By Lieut. C. M. Shaar, Medical Corps, U. S. Navy 718
Physiological Effects of High Concentrations of Carbon Dioxide.
By Commander E. W. Brown, Medical Corps, U. S. Navy 721
Some Thoughts for the Future.
By Capt. K. C. Melhorn, Medical Corps, U. S. Navy 734
Gunfire Deafness in the Navy.
By Lieut. (Junior Grade) G. B. Ridout, Medical Corps, U. S. Navy 736
Designations Used in Recording Admissions to the Sick List.
By Lena Willige, Section of Vital Statistics, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, Navy Department - - 740
An Improvement in the Diet for Submarine Crews.
By Lieut. B. H. Adams, Medical Corps, U. S. Navy 744
By Lieut. G. W. Cooper, Medical Corps, U. S. Navy 745
By Lieut. (Junior Grade) T. M. Arrasmith, Medical Corps, U. S. Navy 769
Case of Compression of the Medulla and Upper Segment of the Spinal Cord by Osteitis of the Atlas and Axis.
By Commander H. F. Lawrence, Medical Corps, U. S. Navy 783
Medical Surveys. A Discussion from the Viewpoint of the Recruiting Examiner.
By Lieut. G. F. Cooper, Medical Corps, U. S. Navy 787
RESERVE CORPS 793
NOTES AND COMMENTS:
Epidemiology and pathology of yaws —Diagnosis and treatment of yaws — Extent of the problem of syphilis and gonorrhea in the United States — Critical treatment problems in to-day's syphilology
—Intravenous urography —Meningitis due to torula hystolitica— Simplified treatment of thoracic empyema — Medical supervision of commercial airplane pilot—Schilling's differential count —
United States and Nicaragua cooperate in sanitary survey of Nicaragua Canal Zone 795
Edward Jenner and the Discovery of Smallpox Vaccination, Roddis — History of Haitian Medicine, Parsons —Handbook of the Hospital Corps, U. S. Navy, 1930—Surgical Diagnosis —Minor Surgery,
Hertzler—Synopsis of Surgery, Groves —The Dramatic in Surgery, Gordon-Taylor —A Shorter Surgery, Love —Clinical Features of Heart Disease, Crummer —Physical Diagnosis, Cabot—-Manual of Physical and Clinical Diagnosis, Seifert —Manual of the Diseases of the Eye, May — Diseases of the Nose, Throat, and Ear, Medical and Surgical, Ballenger —Manual of Diseases of the Nose and Throat, Coakley —Affections of the Eye in General Practice, Rea —The Chest, Sante— Ultra-Violet Rays in the Treatment and Cure of Disease, Hall — Physiology and Biochemistry in Modern Medicine, Macleod —The Beginnings: Egypt and Assyria, Dawson —Medicine in the British Isles, Power —Infant Nutrition, Marriott —Tuberculosis in Public School Children— Textbook of Pharmacognosy, Youngken — Allergic Diseases, Balyeat —International Medical Annual, 1930 —Collected Papers of the Mayo Clinic and the Mayo Foundation 807
PREVENTIVE MEDICINE, STATISTICS:
By Capt. M. A. Stuart, Medical Corps, U. S. Navy 821
What We Know of Influenza and How We May Add to Our Knowledge.
By Dr. E. O. Jordan, University of Chicago 856
Fatal Case of Caisson Disease Following a Dive of Short Duration to a Depth of 30 Feet 862
Outbreak of Food Poisoning on Board the U. S. S. "Stewart," Attributed to Fresh Beef.
By Lieut. (Junior Grade) C. W. Stelle, Medical Corps, U. S. Navy - 865
Explosion of Gas from a Fuel Oil Tank on Board the U. S. S. "Talbot" - 867
Health of the Navy —Statistics 868
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