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December 13, 1884

Transactions of the Texas State Medical Association. Sixteenth Annual Session.

JAMA. 1884;III(24):671. doi:10.1001/jama.1884.02390730027015

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The majority of the papers contributed to this publication are short and practical.

Dr. R. P. Talley has found the hypodermic use of bimunate of quinine and urea very beneficial, particularly in pernicious malarial fever. To avoid abscess he injects deeply, slowly emptying the syringe as the needle is withdrawn.

Dr. C. W. Trueheart reports an interesting case of the "reproduction of two and three-quarter inches of the clavicle in the human subject by grafting with periosteum and with thin laminæ of bone covered by its periosteum, taken from the dog."

One gentleman is considerably astonished at finding pediculi on the eyelids. This is a frequent source of wonder to careless students, and they are generally considerably disgusted when they find that this species is their old acquaintance Pediculus pubis.

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