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Journal of the Indian Medical Association April 1953


Poor health and nutrition stress and strain of the mother till the time of delivery are a few of the many factors responsible for the stillbirths in the low income group. [...] A considerable nuber of infant deaths are due to the abnormal location of the placenta prolapse and knots of the umbilical cord abnormal presentations of the foetus prolonged labour rupture of the uterus obstetric manoeuvres and analgesics. [...] Clear and accurate perceptions of the cause of foetal and neonatal deaths are only possible by routine autopsy examination of these infants and the knowledge so obtained when reviewed on the retrospect in correltion with the obstetric and clinical findings of the mother and infant is bound to promote in the redution of infant mortality. [...] Maturity of the foetus was assessed by the presence or absence of ossific centres birth weight length and in case of the male infants the location of testes was considered. [...] The difference in the mean healing time of the control ulcers as seen in the above tables when the ulcers produced were of approximately equal dimesions is due to the variations in the size age and individual resistance of the animals employed.
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Cause of Stillbirths and Neonatal Deaths
265-268 C. Ranavati, D.J. Reddy view
Terramycin in Cholera
268-271 A. Das, S. Ghosal, A. Mondal, S.K. Gupta view
Intravenous Terramycin in Cholera
272-273 A. Das, S. Ghosal, S.K. Gupta view
The Effect of Certain Indigenous Remedies on the Healing of Wounds and Ulcers
273-276 M.L. Gujral, N.K. Choudhury, P.N. Saxena view
Bilateral Sympathicogoniom A of Suprarenals Report of A Case and Review of Literature
276-279 V.S. Mangalik, K.M. Wahal view
A Study of Cases of Enteric Fever Treated with Chloramphenicol
279-283 B. Basu Roy view
Salt Depletion
283-286 Mirel Puttaiya view
Post Graduate Education in India in Medical Science
286-289 Tribeni Sinha view
Acth in Psoriasis A Case Report
289-290 M.V. Krishnamurthy, D.J. Reddy view
Antibiotics in Cholera
291-291 unknown view
Current Medical Literature
292-296 unknown view
Current Topic Blueprint for Improved Physician Patient Relations
296-297 C.L. Roberts view
Notes and News
298-299 unknown view
300-302 unknown view
303-304 unknown view
304-304 S. Ghosal view
Supplement Journal of the Indian Medical A Ssociation
lxi-lxviii S. Ghosal view

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