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April 21, 1928

RIO DE JANEIRO

JAMA. 1928;90(16):1306. doi:10.1001/jama.1928.02690430044025

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Abstract

Blood Transfusion  In one of the branches of the Bureau for the Prophylaxis of Venereal Diseases, Dr. Heitor Santos, surgeon of the Public Assistance, gave a practical demonstration of the modification which he has made in Becart's syringe for the transfusion of whole blood. This improvement consists in a new attachment in the plunger.

Dental Clinics  Commemorating the feast-day of St. Apollonia, patron saint of dentists, the dental clinics of the São Paulo public schools, which number about twenty-three, will be opened on this day. These clinics, under the direction of Dr. Antonio Campos de Oliveira, dental inspector of schools, have been serving, in the majority of cases, the poor children attending the schools of the city of São Paulo, and have also served as models to clinics that have been established in several other states.

Medical Meetings in Rio de Janeiro  Preparations are continuing for the medical meetings to

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