November 7, 1885


JAMA. 1885;V(19):530-531. doi:10.1001/jama.1885.02391180026013

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1. Sitzungsberichte der Physikalisch-medicinischen Gesellschaft zu Würzburg. 8vo., pp. 164. Jahrgang, 1884.

2. Verhandlungen der Physikalisch-medicinischen Gesellschaft zu Würtzburg. Herausgegeben von der Redactions-Commission der Gesellschaft, Dr. Johannes Gad, Prof. Dr. W. Reubold, Dr. Konrad Rieger. Neue Folge, XVIII Band. 8vo., pp. 321. Würtzburg.

Proceedings of the Physico-Medical Society of Würtzburg. Würtzburg: Stabel's University Press.

We feel somewhat disposed to quarrel with the Publication Committee of the Würtzburg Society for delaying the publication of these proceedings of 1884 until the middle of the present year. Some of the papers and discussions are quite valuable, and all are more or less interesting; and there seems to be no good reason why they—the medical papers, at least—should not have been before the profession some time ago.

1. The first paper in this volume is an interesting contribution to the subject of " Contortionists," by Hans Virchow. And why the author should have gone out

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