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July 27, 1929


JAMA. 1929;93(4):314-315. doi:10.1001/jama.1929.02710040066022

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The Medical Week in Paris  For the second time in three years, Paris, following the example of the large medical centers of the provinces, held its "Journées médicales," or medical week, June 9-14, at the Palais des expositions. The convention was a success, being attended by more than 3,000 physicians of Paris, and from France and several foreign countries. The convention was opened by the minister of commerce, and was closed by the president of the republic. Professor Delbet served as president of the committee on organization, while Professor Balthazard performed the duties of general secretary. Many papers were presented to the conventionists, of which the following were the most important: The Biologic Rôle of Halogen Salts of Magnesium, Professor Delbet; Grave Accidents of Acute Suprarenalitis: Symptoms and Treatment, Professor Maranon of Madrid; The Steamer Pourquoi-Pas? in Its Search for the Aviator Latham among the Ice Fields of the Polar

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