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This visiting list is one of the most useful. The usual printed matter will be found. The tables are accurate, the decimal doses are given and it has a valuable index whereby any part of the book may be readily found. We notice the catheter gauge has the decimal or French scale and the alleged "American scale" as well. The latter was never adopted by any authoritative organization, or by any considerable number of individual surgeons. The decimal scale, founded on the subdivision of the meter, is now generally used even by the British themselves.
The Medical News Visiting List for 1894. JAMA. 1893;XXI(21):782. doi:10.1001/jama.1893.02420730032016
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