The American Medical Monthly Volume 11-12
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1859 edition. Excerpt: ... with their legal qualifications for practice, which an act of Parliament shall determine, and, under the auspices of a Queen, it is to be hoped that no nngallantry will be visited on the female ex. L. H. s.--The Trustees of the Fiske Fund, at the annual meeting of the Rhode Island Medical Society, held in Providence June 1st, 1859, announced the premium of two hundred dollars oflered by them in 1858, for the best dissertation on the following subject: " The efeet of the use of alcoholic liquors in tubercular disease, or in constitutions predisposed to such disease," had been awarded to the author of the dissertation bearing the motto: " Occasio przeceps ezperientia fallaz judicium difl'icile." And upon breaking the seal of the accompanying packet, they learned that the successful competitor was John Bell, M.D., of New York. They proposed the following subjects for 1860: 1st. Diphtheria; its nature and treatment, with an account of the history of its prevalence in dilferent countries. 2d. The morbid effects of retention in the blood of the elements of the urinary secretion. For the best dissertation on either of these subjects the Trustees will pay the sum of one hundred dollars.--We continue our extracts from Dr. Mercer Adam's Medical Notes from (the Continent, published in the Edinburgh /Medical Journal, by giving the remainder of the article on the University of Wiirzburg, which includes a sketch of the celebrated accouchenr, Scanzoni. Scanzoni next demands our attention. He it was who attended the Empress of all the Russias at her last aceouchement, and was presented with the munificent fee of about 5,000, perhaps the largest honorarium which any continental physician ever received. The...
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