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(Times Photo by Lloyd Stilley) Dr. L.E. Lamb and Dr. H. J.L. Marriott Dr. L. E. Lamb and Dr. H. J. L. Marriott . . . speakers at internal medicine seminar Hear 2 Cardiology Authorities Seminar Here Attended By 200 Area Doctors Dr. Henry J. L. Marriott of St. Petersburg, Fla. and Dr. Law-rence Lamb, of Houston, Texas, two world renowned authorities on cardiology and electrocar-diography addressed over 200 Ark-La-Tex doctors at the Inter-nal Medicine Postgraduate Semi-nar at Confederate Memorial Medical Center yesterday. The one-day meeting was sponsored by the Louisiana State University School of Medicine and Confederate. Discussing "Bedside Recogni-tion of Arrhythmias," or disturb-ance of rhythm of the pulse beat at the bedside of a patient, Dr. Marriott said to know the various causes of the type of disturbance. These include premature heart beat, pauses, rapid or slow heart beats, according to the doctor. "Inspection of the pulsation of the neck veins give a clue as to when the upper chamber of the heart is contracting," he added. "Other signs are changes in the sound of the heart beat." Dr. Marriott also spoke on "Diagnostic Dilemmas in Ar-rhythmias." Addressing the physicians on "The Normal E l e c t r o c a r - diogram," and "The Exercise Cardiogram." was Dr. Lamb, who advised the participants "to use the exercise program in the total clinic contex — don't try to use it by itself." Moderating at the morning session Dr. Herbert D. Tucker, chief of the Department of Internal Medicine at the Con-federate while Dr. Edgar Hull, Dean of the Louisiana State U n i v e r s i t y Medical Center, Shreveport School of Medicine, and professor of medicine at the Louisiana State University Medi-cal Center, New Orleans, was in charge of the afternoon meeting. Cases were presented for dis-cussion to Dr. Lamb, Dr. Mar-riott, Dr. Tucker and Dr. Hull. Dr. Lamb is professor of medicine at Baylor University College of Medicine, and director of the Cardiovascular Perform-ance Laboratory, Texas Medical Center, Houston. He was profes-sor of medicine at the School of Aviation Medicine, Brooks Air Force Base, from 1956 to 1966. He is a graduate of the Graduate University of the Kansas Medical School. Director of the Rogers Heart Foundation, St. Petersburg, Dr. Marriott is a graduate of Oxford University and St. Mary's Hospi-tal, London. He received training in internal medicine and cardiol-ogy in England, Bermuda and the Johns Hopkins University and Hospital. He served as associate professor of medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine from 1953 to 1962.
|Title||Seminar Here Attended by 200 Area Doctors|
Marriott, Henry J. L.
Lamb, Lawrence E.
Confederate Memorial Medical Center (Shreveport, La.)
Louisiana State University School of Medicine (Shreveport, La.)
|Notes||photo of Lawrence E. Lamb and Henry J.L. Marriott.|
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