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In 1927, Sir William Smith,1 the distinguished physician-barrister of London, in opening the Section of State Medicine and Municipal Hygiene of the Royal Institute of Public Health, said "There is a certain principle or axiom in constructive criticism and in the conduct of human affairs...
I have devised a splint which we use at our clinic for fractures of the phalanges with bowing or displacement and which I believe is of great value in industrial work.
The splint consists of a leather wrist support made of firm leather, with a wire (modified copy of the banjo splint) over it....
To the Editor:
—Of late there have appeared signs in all hospital operating rooms cautioning against the use of anything that might set fire to inflammable gas that is being used for anesthesia.
In the same operating rooms, cauteries, radio knives and other...
(Physicians will confer a favor by sending for this department items of news of more or less general interest: such as relate to society activities, new hospitals, education, public health, etc.)
Rye Bread Versus Wheat Bread
The rye bread problem has, in recent months, again given rise to a spirited discussion in the daily press and professional journals, called forth by the demand addressed to the reichstag that legislative measures be enacted to increase...
Antivirusthérapie: Applications à l'ophthalmologie, l'oto-rhinolaryngologie, la stomatologie, l'entérologie, l'urologie, la gynécologie et l'obstétrique, la dermatologie, la chirurgie, la médecine vétérinaire, la sérothérapie locale. Par A. Besredka, professeur a l'Institut Pasteur....
Use of the Thomas Splint in Peace Time
One of the discoveries in the war was the value of the Thomas splint for the treatment of fractures of the femur. In the early days the mortality from compound fractures of the femur was in the neighborhood of 82 per cent. The...
Interest is natural in the physiology of an organ having the size and anatomic prominence of the gallbladder. Especially is this true when medical and surgical intervention are required as frequently as is the case with the gallbladder. Obviously its presence in the body is not essental...
The diagnosis of the usual case of exophthalmic goiter, toxic adenoma of the thyroid gland or hyperthyroidism, does not offer any particular difficulty. The presence of thyroid enlargement, tachycardia, tremor, exophthalmos, loss of weight, excessive perspiration, nervousness, insomnia,...
Engel appropriately remarks in his preface to this volume that the development of our knowledge of tuberculosis in childhood has been made possible by the classic and pioneer work of Pirquet. During the last two decades our knowledge of tuberculosis in childhood has also been increased...
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