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October 31, 1885


JAMA. 1885;V(18):499-502. doi:10.1001/jama.1885.02391170023007

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First Annual Meeting of the Fifth District Branch —Electrolysis in Surgery—Fracture of the Skull with Depression—Poisoning by Aniline Oil—Causation and Treatment of Coryza—Cirrhosis of the Lungs—Surgical Practice and Surgical Anatomy—Treatment of Varicocele—The Approaching Meeting of the State Medical Association.

The first annual meeting of the Fifth District Branch of the New York State Medical Association was held at the Mansion House, Brooklyn, on the 13th of October, and despite the fact that it chanced on the stormiest day of the season, was extremely successful. There were two sessions, one in the morning and one in the afternoon, and the first scientific paper at the former was by Dr. Robert Newton, of New York, on the subject, "Progress of Electrolysis in Surgery." Having spoken of the paper which he read before the American Medical Association in 1883, on " Electrolysis in Surgery; with Tabular Statistics of One Hundred

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