Yonago Acta medica 1999; Volume 42: Number 2

Special Article: Address at the Tottori University College of Medical Care Technology
page 141 Transformation of the US Health Care Delivery System and It's Consequences for the Health Professions Betty K. Mitsunaga

Original Articles
page 147 Survival of Bacteria at a Subfreezing Temperature (–1°C) Yoshinori Tanaka, Gou Ishino, Takashi Matsuba, Hisao Takayama and Shigeru Ishida

page 153 Some New Aspects of Langerhans Cells in the Human Epidermis: Light and Electron Microscopic Observations on the Swelling Sites Seen in the Process Terminals of the Dendritic Cells Described by Langerhans in 1868 Shigeo Oota

page 163 Location of Thalamic Neurons Mediating Vestibulo-Cortical Pathways in Cats Satoshi Matsuo, Hiromi Takeuchi, Hisaaki Ikoma and Masae Hosogai

page 167 The Effects of Nasal Massage of the Yingxiang Acupuncture Point on Nasal Airway Resistance and Sensation of Nasal Airflow in Patients with Nasal Congestion Associated with Perennial Nasal Allergy Hiromi Takeuchi, Satoshi Matsuo, Shigeru Higami, Yumiko Tanaka and Hisaaki Ikoma

page 171 Implementation of Work Sampling in an Acute Rehabilitation Unit: Assessing Nursing Efficiency Ikuko Miyabayashi

Patient Report
page 175 Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis Treated with Oral Ambroxol Hydrochloride and Bronchoalveolar Lavage Hisashi Suyama, Naoto Burioka, Takanori Sako, Yuji Kawasaki, Yutaka Hitsuda, Keiji Shigeshiro and Yukio Matsumoto