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November 29, 1884

Transactions of the Colorado State Medical Society held in Denver, June, 1884.

JAMA. 1884;III(22):615. doi:10.1001/jama.1884.02390710027016

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These transactions show a commendable activity on the part of the profession in Colorado.

A paper by S. E. Solly, M.D., on the influence of the local climate on Bright's disease presents as its chief physiological points, the fact that the urine in that dry region is somewhat concentrated, and as its conclusions " That acute nephritis is not especially induced by the climate, but having arisen, is in its onset aggravated by it," and respecting chronic nephritis, that the tendency of the climate is toward its cure. He does not consider that either of these propositions is fully established.

The climatic charts, two for each of the four seasons of the year, 1882, show respectively the absolute humidity in grains to the cubic foot of air and mean cloudiness in tenths, for the whole country. They are issued by the society and published at its suggestion and expense by the

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