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March 10, 1888

LETTER FROM LONDON.

JAMA. 1888;X(10):312-313. doi:10.1001/jama.1888.02400360028010

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Abstract

(FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.)

The Albuminates in Medicine—A Large Free Refused—Diagnosis and Treatment of Ruptured Intestine without External Wound—Sanitary Registration of Buildings—Increase of Population of England and Wales—Cremation in England.

The albuminates are a class of medicine which is coming into extended use, and one of the most highly spoken of, in therapeutical value, of the preparations of iron, is that which falls into this category. In Germany albuminate of iron has already been successfully introduced into medical practice and will doubtless sooner or later be put upon its trial in this country also. The particular preparation which has been received with such favor is that known as liquor ferri albuminatic "Drees," which besides the advantage of being less unpleasant to take than any other iron compound is also preeminent in the readiness with which it is absorbed from the circulatory fluids. The following formula at present is found to

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