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September 2, 1893

THE MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS AFTER CŒLIOTOMY.Read in the Section of Obstetrics and Diseases of Women, at the Forty-fourth Annual Meeting of the American Medical Association.

JAMA. 1893;XXI(10):331-332. doi:10.1001/jama.1893.02420620007001d

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In looking over the ground for a subject to present to the Section on Gynecology at this year's meeting of the American Medical Association, I have had two objects in view: first, that the subject should be one of common interest, and second, that it should be brief. For these reasons I have selected the above title for my paper.

The remarks to be made are based upon my own experience, and one hundred cases of cœliotomy occurring in the practice of Dr. Thomas H. Hawkins of Denver; and I have been fortunate enough to have had the opportunity of studying the after treatment of each case. These cases have varied, covering the whole range or field of abdominal surgery. I cannot hope to offer anything original, but if I succeed in bringing out a discussion of the subject, possibly I will be pardoned for reading before you a paper

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