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May 28, 1887

LETTER FROM NEW YORK.

JAMA. 1887;VIII(22):612-613. doi:10.1001/jama.1887.02391470024008

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Abstract

(FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.)

Tuberculosis of the Joints—Respiratory Therapeutics in Phthisis—Death of Dr. E. Darwin Hudson.

At the May meeting of the New York County Medical Association, Dr. Ira B. Read read a paper on Tuberculosis of the Joints, in which he related in detail the history of a case now under his care which he believed to be of this nature, in which, during the past five years, a number of joints have been successively attacked; the patient (at the present time 60 years of age) having, up to the beginning of this trouble, always enjoyed excellent health.

At the same meeting Dr. Lawrence J. McNamara read a paper on Respiratory Therapeutics in the Treatment of Phthisis Pulmonalis. About four years ago Dr. McNamara's attention was attracted to an inhalation apparatus consisting of a funnel-shaped glass globe with two openings; one for the attachment of the metallic disc holding

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