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November 1, 1913

DELAWARE STATE MEDICAL SOCIETY: Annual Meeting, held October 13-14, 1913

Author Affiliations

Dover, in the Chair

JAMA. 1913;61(18):1658. doi:10.1001/jama.1913.04350190076045

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Officers Elected  The following officers were elected for the ensuing year: president, Dr. William B. Orr, Lewes; vice-presidents, Drs. T. P. Davies, Farnhurst, and William Marshall, Milford; secretary, Dr. G. W. K. Forrest, Wilmington; treasurer, Dr. S. C. Rumford; delegate to the American Medical Association, Dr. H. W. Briggs, Wilmington.Next meeting to be held Oct. 13-14, 1914, in Wilmington.

Disease of the Gall-Bladder and Bile-Ducts  Dr. L. A. H. Bishop, Dover: Suppurative cholangeitis is due primarily to an obstruction of the common bile duct due to a stone, with resulting dilatation of the gall-bladder and bile-ducts. The infective agent is usually the Bacillus coli communis.

Surgical Treatment of Tuberculous and Other Infected Joints  Dr. J. J. Jones, Wilmington: Tuberculous joints are encountered most commonly among children from 3 to 5 years of age. Forty per cent, of cases involve the hip and 10 per cent. the knee. The other joints most

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