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September 27, 1884

Transactions of the Medical Association of the State of Missouri at its Twenty-sixth Annual Session, held at Jefferson City, Mo., May 15,16 and 17, 1883.

JAMA. 1884;III(13):363. doi:10.1001/jama.1884.02390620027016

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Among the minutes we observe a resolution setting forth the benefits of a National Board of Health to the States in the valley of the Mississippi, and requesting the representatives in Congress from that State to secure the continuance of said Board.

The essays and discussions occupy over 200 pages of the volume. There are scattered through the whole many interesting papers and medical and surgical facts. We may be pardoned for calling special attention to the following:

The Elastic Ligature, Jequirity Ophthalmia, Glaucoma, Report on a case of Rhinoplasty, Electricity in Skin Diseases, Therapeutics of Ergot, etc., in the Reduction of Spleen and Fibroids, Vaginismus, Volvulus, Injuries of the Head, with Report of Cases.

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