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A few months ago, the proceedings of the meeting of physicians and representatives of the federal administration held in 1925 were published. They bear the title "A Contribution to the Study, Treatment and Appreciation of Neuropathic States." The laudable aim of the chief army surgeons and surgeons of the Swiss railways was "to make uniform" the opinions of physicians and insurance companies in respect to certain neuropathic states frequent among the insured.Dr. Repond questions whether it would not have been better to submit the problems discussed to the Psychiatric Society and the Neurologic Society. The results of such a preliminary study would have made an excellent starting point for a future meeting of exper[ill] Unquestionably, the few specialists who took part in this meeting succeeded in defining some terms and concepts. Other ideas, although given out in a categorical manner, cannot be accepted, because they are not
GENEVA. JAMA. 1927;88(21):1654-1655. doi:10.1001/jama.1927.02680470040020