A REVIEW OF SOME OF THE RECENT LITERATURE
By Dr. Scupham and Dr. Van Dellen
Many reports of academic and practical value have been published during the past year. We have endeavored, as far as possible, to include for consideration only those articles which contributed new information or those which seemed of importance because they supplemented or confirmed present beliefs. An attempt was also made to evaluate certain controversial data reported on related subjects by various authors. Considerable space has been devoted to hypertension because of the increasing interest in it shown by the numerous contributions on this subject.
Grant and Holling1 made additional studies on the differences between the vascular responses of the proximal and the distal parts of the human limbs. Recent observations have revealed that while warming of the body provokes a large increase in blood flow and cutaneous temperature in the hands and feet,