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December 15, 1883

Changes in Medical Journals.

JAMA. 1883;I(23):679-680. doi:10.1001/jama.1883.02390230019005

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—From the notices received during the last week, we judge that the ambition for publishing weekly medical journals, so strongly manifested during the last few years, has passed its climax and entered upon the stage of decline. It is only one or two years since the New York Medical Journal, Gaillard's Monthly, and the Sanitarian, all well established monthly medical periodicals, donned the weekly dress, making, with the Medical Record, four leading weekly medical journals in the city of New York. The second one named returned to the monthly form before the end of the first year; and with the last Sanitarian, comes the notice that it will also be returned to the form of a monthly with the beginning of the new year. We also learn that the Pittsburg Medical Journal has closed its career for the present, at least, and its late able editor, Dr. Thomas Gallagher, proposes

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