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February 1, 1890

LETTER FROM NEW YORK.

JAMA. 1890;XIV(5):177-180. doi:10.1001/jama.1890.02410050033011

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Abstract

(FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.)

Remedies for Typhoid Fever—Annual Meeting of New York County Medical Association—Meeting of Pathological Society—Death-Rate in New York.

While there was certainly very little that was new brought out in the discussion on the treatment of typhoid fever at the last meeting of the Academy of Medicine, the general opinion expressed was somewhat significant from the fact that very much less stress was laid upon the use of baths and other applications of cold than by Dr. Bausch, in the paper on " Hydrotherapy " which he read before the Academy in the autumn, and by several of the speakers who took part in the discussion of it.

The principal paper of the evening was by Prof. Wm. H. Thomson, of the University Medical School, whose deductions were mainly based on the typhoid cases which he had met with in his service at the Roosevelt Hospital during the past

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