Focal Infection: The Lane Medical Lectures

  title={Focal Infection: The Lane Medical Lectures},
  author={Frank Billings},
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Changing trends in the etiologic diagnosis of uveitis
Analysis of surveys of the causes of uveitis reported by ophthalmologists over the course of 120 years shows how some diagnoses such as syphilis and tuberculosis fell from favor, whereas others such as toxoplasmosis became popular because of the finding of the organism in a few cases by a famous ophthalmic pathologist. Expand
This article reviews pertinent literature detailing both the history of the focal infection theory and current focus on the possible association between oral and systemic diseases. Expand
Infectious insanities, surgical solutions: Bayard Taylor Holmes, dementia praecox and laboratory science in early 20th-century America. Part 2
  • R. Noll
  • Medicine
  • History of psychiatry
  • 2006
Bayard Taylor Holmes' laboratory research on dementia praecox and his presumed discovery in 1915 of evidence in support of a focal infection theory of its aetiology, and his experiment with rational therapy based on this theory in May 1916. Expand
The role of focal infections in the pathogenesis of psoriasis and chronic urticaria
A high incidence of focal infections in patients with psoriasis and urticaria suggests that infections may play a significant role in the pathogenesis of these skin disorders. Expand
Infective endocarditis prophylaxis.
This proposal will facilitate the undertaking of prospective placebo-controlled trials, so necessary to resolve the controversy between those who defend the scientific evidence and those working in clinical practice. Expand
The Rise and Decline of Tonsillectomy in Twentieth-Century America
  • G. Grob
  • Medicine
  • Journal of the history of medicine and allied sciences
  • 2007
The rise and decline of tonsillectomy/adenoidectomy (T&A) in twentieth-century America is explored, which involved debates over the nature of evidence, the significance of clinical experience in the validation of a particular therapy, and the role of competing medical specialties. Expand
3 Pathogenesis of Endocarditis – Bacteraemia of Oral Origin
Bacteraemia is defined as the presence of bacteria in the blood. A feature that is unique to the oral bacterial biofilm, particularly the subgingival plaque biofilm, is its close proximity to aExpand
Pathogenesis of Endocarditis – Bacteraemia of Oral Origin
For several decades, the haematogenous spread of bacteria from the oral cavity has been considered a decisive factor in the pathogenesis of 10% to 15% of cases of infective endocarditis (IE); certain dental procedures may therefore carry a significant risk. Expand
What is evidence-based dentistry, and do oral infections increase systemic morbidity or mortality?
Clinical evidence relating caries, periodontal disease, and pericoronitis to systemic disease is examined, finding widespread affirmation of an oral-systemic linkage remains elusive, raising sobering cautions. Expand
The history of dentistry and medicine relationship: could the mouth finally return to the body?
The evolution through time of the knowledge on the association between dental infections and systemic diseases, as well as the paths which the authors could take to consolidate this historical trend are reported. Expand