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September 13, 1884

The London Temperance Hospital.

JAMA. 1884;III(11):297. doi:10.1001/jama.1884.02390600017006

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—It is with much pleasure that we give our readers, in the present number of the Journal, the paper presented in the Section of Surgery and Anatomy of the American Medical Association, at its meeting in May last, by Dr. A. Pearce Gould, of London, containing the results of one year of practice in the surgical department of the London Temperance Hospital. The facts and statistics presented, and the sentiments accompanying them, are worthy of the most careful consideration, especially by that large class of medical and surgical practitioners who practically use alcohol in some form, as though it was a universal panacea for human ills.

The American Association for the Advancement of Science, in annual session in Philadelphia during the past week, has been largely attended, and much valuable scientific matter has been presented in the various Sections. The interest manifested and pleasure enjoyed in the receptions and social

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