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March 2, 1889


JAMA. 1889;XII(9):310-311. doi:10.1001/jama.1889.02400860022006

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A Cyclopædia of the Diseases of Children, by American, British, and Canadian authors, edited by Dr. John M. Keating, is to be issued in four volumes by the J. B. Lippincott Company, of Philadelphia.

TheWestnik ssudebnoi mediciny i obschtschestwennoi gigieny, hitherto published as a journal of forensic medicine and public hygiene, announces that it will hereafter be a journal of general medicine, and its title will be changed to Westnik obschtschestwennoi gigieny, ssudebnoi i praktitscheskoi mediciny.

The Fourth Congress of Russian Physicians will be held in Moscow in 1891. The number in attendance upon the last (third) Congress was 1,648, 120 of whom were women physicians.

Death from Chloroform in a Dentist's Chair.  —According to press dispatches a young lady died in a dentist's chair in Norwalk, Ohio, on February 21, after having had chloroform administered for the extraction of a tooth. It is stated that she "partly recovered

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