The Atlantic Medical Weekly Volume 9

The Atlantic Medical Weekly Volume 9

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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. 1898 edition. Excerpt: ...but little doubt that the old-time treatment of heavy poultices and bronchitis kettles will soon, even in the most conservative countries, be relegated to the limbo of the past.Pediatrics. Capt. E. B. Frick, assistant surgeon, Presidio, San Francisco, Cal., claims that the inhalation of the acetum aromaticum, N. F., is a reliable preventive of vomiting after anesthesia. His opinion is founded on personal observation. He states that in many of the cases he was present as operator or assistant, While in the others the facts were gathered from the records of a private hospital in San Francisco. The aromatic vinegar was administered by inhalation from a saturated handkerchief as soon as the anaesthetic was discontinued and was kept up for an hour or longer if called for by the occurrence or persistence of nausea or more active gastric disturbance.--Mezz'i1: alNews. The February number of the Colorado Med. journal has an editorial entitled "Money Talks." It is to the effect that the local committee of arrangements must secure greatly reduced rates in order to make the meeting at Denver a success. " Interesting and attractive programmes may be sent out with the names of great celebrities attached thereto. Delightful entertainments may be planned, Colorado's charms and praises be heralded and all to but little effect if the first and important part is not attended to--ra1'lroad fare. Unless rates reasonably reduced are ofiered there can be no hope that the majority of people who have such a long distance to come will make the eflbrt to get here. Without numbers it is sure to follow, we will be without enthusiasm. " Dr. Graham, chairman of the local committee of arrangements, will. no doubt. see that a committee is more

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  • Paperback | 260 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 14mm | 472g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236978382
  • 9781236978387