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December 5, 1885


JAMA. 1885;V(23):639-642. doi:10.1001/jama.1885.02391220023009

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LETTER FROM NEW YORK.  Progress in Bright's Disease—Electricity in Gynecology—Relations of Physiology to Medicine—The State Medical Association; Address in Physiology; Address in Pathology; Election of Officers; the Library; Treatment of Spondylitis.The last meeting of the New York County Medical Association, which was held at the Murray Hill Hotel on the eve of the meeting of the State Association, was one of great interest. On this occasion Professor Austin Flint read one of those characteristically clear and comprehensive papers for which he is so noted, expressed in the terse and lucid diction of which he is so complete a master. His subject was " Elements of Prognosis in Bright's Disease," and, as might be supposed from his extended and ripe experience, it was one on which he could speak with authority. Having referred to the prevalent notion that an individual with Bright's disease was in the situation

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