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March 30, 1900

RECENT ADVANCES IN DERMATOLOGY WHICH ARE OF SERVICE TO THE GENERAL PRACTITIONER.

Author Affiliations

Physician to the New York Skin and Cancer Hospital; Consulting Physician to the New York Hospital, etc. NEW YORK CITY.

JAMA. 1900;XXXVI(13):853-858. doi:10.1001/jama.1900.52470130001001
Abstract

Four years ago,1 when I last had the honor of presiding over this Section, my address was entitled "Notes on Some of the Newer Remedies Used in Diseases of the Skin." At that time I called attention to the very large number of new remedies which were continually presented to the profession, remarking that it was well "now and again to stop and weigh and try to estimate the value or worthlessness of the new and to see what of it should be added to our stock of old, and thus to recognize where true advance had been made." It is in this spirit that I again take up the matter, and I wish to present some of the more recent advances in dermatology, which are of service to the general practitioner.

In my former address I called attention to the fact, however, that it was not so much

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