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October 14, 1893


JAMA. 1893;XXI(16):582. doi:10.1001/jama.1893.02420680032008

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The annual meeting of the Mississippi Valley Medical Association was held at Indianapolis on October 4, 5 and 6, under the presidency of Dr. R. S. Sutton of Pittsburgh.

The attendance was less than at some meetings previously held, but it is easily accounted for by the recent financial stringency and the Pan-American Medical Congress. The proximity of the World's Fair at Chicago, and to a less extent the St. Louis Exposition served to attract members in those directions.

As usual, the American Medical Association members constituted about four-fifths of those attending, and their share in the scientific work was proportionate.

The papers were excellent, and we print in other pages an abstract of them.

The discussions were well sustained, animated and interesting. They would have been more voluminous but for lack of time;—the great number on the program allowed but limited time for discussion.

The high standard of the

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