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November 19, 1887

SOCIETY PROCEEDINGS.

JAMA. 1887;IX(21):660-669. doi:10.1001/jama.1887.02400200020008
Abstract

MEDICAL SOCIETY OF VIRGINIA.  Eighteenth Annual Meeting, held in Richmond, October 18, 19, 20 and 21, 1887. (Concluded from page 631.)Wednesday, October 19—Second Day. Afternoon Session.Dr. H. M. Clarkson, of Haymarket, Va., read a report on Advances in Obstetrics and Diseases of Women and Children, that have been established in the last year or two.Dr. E. M. Magruder, of Charlottesville, Va., next read the report on Advances in Chemistry.Dr. Herbert M. Nash, of Norfolk, Va., read a paper on

THE IMPORTANCE OF AN EARLY DIAGNOSIS OF OCCIPITO-POSTERIOR POSITIONS, WITH SUGGESTIONS AS TO THEIR MANAGEMENT.  He stated that his paper was not intended as a scientific disquisition on the subject discussed, but a paper, in which he did not enter upon a description of the causes or mechanism of these positions, their frequency being now admitted by most obstetricians; but contended that the vertex did not rotate

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