July 17, 1897

Medical and Surgical Report of the Presbyterian Hospital in the City of New York.

Author Affiliations

Vol. 2, January 1897. Edited by Andrew J. McCosh, M.D., and Walter James, M.D.

JAMA. 1897;XXIX(3):142. doi:10.1001/jama.1897.02440290048019

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This volume contains besides the list of officers, managers, medical board, house staff, house officers the papers on various subjects by the staff of the hospital.

In medicine we have W. Gilman Thompson, Tilden Brown, W. P. Northrup, J. T. Thornley, Francis Kinnicott, and in surgery we have papers by Charles K. Briddon, Forbes Hauks, E. Elliott, and A. J. McCosh.

The volume opens with a well considered paper on cholelithiasis and surgery of the bile ducts by Dr. Briddon. Four cases are reported with analysis.

Gilman Thompson reports on cold tub bathing for typhoid fever and concludes that the cold tub bathing does not ordinarily shorten the duration of the fever. That it does not prevent an occurrence of at least as many relapses that may take place without it. It does not prevent the occurrence of many of the complicated cases to the disease, most of which however

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