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September 6, 1884

International Medical Congress at Copenhagen.

JAMA. 1884;III(10):269. doi:10.1001/jama.1884.02390590017004

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—At the recent meeting of this great international organization, there appears to have been present a very fair representation from the profession of our country. Among them were several who read papers in some of the Sections. In the Section of General Pathology and Pathological Anatomy, Dr. Samuel N. Nelson presented a paper on the " Cultures of the Micrococcus of Diphtheria; " in the Section of Medicine, Prof. Austin Flint, of New York, had a communication "On a Uniform Nomenclature of Auscultatory Sounds in the Diagnosis of Diseases of the Chest;" in the Section of Surgery, Prof. Sayre, of New York, demonstrated the application of the plaster jacket in the treatment of diseases and deformities of the spine; in the Section of Obstetrics and Gynæcology was announced a paper " On a New Operation for the Restoration of the Ruptured Perinæum," by Dr. Henry O. Marcy, of Boston; in that of

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