May 5, 1888


JAMA. 1888;X(18):560-561. doi:10.1001/jama.1888.02400440020008

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Lectures on Inebriety.  Dr. T. D. Crothers, of Hartford, Conn., is to deliver a course of lectures on "Inebriety as a Disease and its Medical Jurisprudence," before the medical students of the University of Vermont at Burlington, May 21, 22 and 23, 1888. This is the second course of lectures on this important subject delivered to medical classes in this country, and indicates progress in the right direction.

Unique Removal of the Uterus.  Dr. B. B. Browne, of Baltimore, applied a saturated solution of chloride of zinc to a cancerous uterus by means of a tampon which was held in place by absorbent cotton. Below the cotton he placed a second tampon which was saturated with bicarb. soda and glycerin. On the seventh day the tampons were removed, and on the tenth day the uterus in its entirety sloughed and came away. The specimen was exhibited before the Clinical Society

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