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October 6, 1883


JAMA. 1883;I(13):403. doi:10.1001/jama.1883.02390130023011

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London, Sept., 1883.

Among the numerous changes that have taken place during the past year in the various staffs of our medical schools, Dr. Blaxton Hicks has retired from the office of obstetric physician at Guy's and been appointed a consulting medical officer. Mr. Johnathan Hutchinson has become one of the consultants at the London hospital, but will continue to give clinical instruction at intervals. Dr. Burdon Sanderson leaves University College for Oxford, where he takes office as Waynflete Professor of Human Physiology and Histology. In the University of Cambridge Dr. Michael Foster takes the newly created professorship of Physiology and Dr. Humphrey that of Surgery. Dr. Southey resigns his office of Physician at St. Bartholomew's in favor of his new appointment as a Commissioner in Lunacy.

A new evil is becoming known to the profession here, taking the name of " Lawn Tennis Elbow " from its being acquired during the

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