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Medical Shop for Hospital.
—Dr. Charles E. Zerfing, police surgeon of Los Angeles, is planning the establishment of a medical shop in the basement of the Receiving Hospital, in which will be made all the apparatus and equipment necessary to be used in all cases of emergency surgery. During the last year more than 21,000 patients were treated in the Receiving Hospital.
The Campaign Against Squirrels.
—Dr. Friench Simpson, U. S. P. H. and M.-H. S.. the federal expert in charge of the squirrel extermination campaign for the Visalia district, reports that in more than one hundred places under reinspection in the district, fifty were found to be absolutely free from squirrels. Assurance was given that while it will require several years of persistent effort squirrels can finally be exterminated.
—Dr. George W. Lasher, Los Angeles, is reported to be critically ill with cerebral hemorrhage at the home
Medical News. JAMA. 1911;LVII(10):829–833. doi:10.1001/jama.1911.04260090051022
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