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December 22, 1883

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JAMA. 1883;I(24):710-711. doi:10.1001/jama.1883.02390240022008

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Abstract

Monument to Pinel.  —In consequence of the memorial of the Medico-Psychological Society of Paris, the Municipal Council have commissioned M. Ludovic Durand to execute a statue of Pinel, which will be erected on the Place Pinel, near the Hopital de la Salpetriére. The design represents Pinel standing before a young girl, from whom he has struck off the chains binding her, the barbarous implement being in his hand.

How our Medical Brethren Abroad Regard Us.  —It is astonishing in the present age to contemplate how rapid is the diffusion of knowledge. We receive medical periodicals published in Europe, to find that articles and cases published, as it would seem, only yesterday, have been reprinted and commented on, coming back to us sometimes in a foreign language which makes them read very oddly. But that is not all—our newspapers too receive the same attention, and the Med. Times and Gazette for

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