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August 25, 1894


JAMA. 1894;XXIII(8):318-320. doi:10.1001/jama.1894.02421130028004

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No. IV.

Munich, July 21, 1894.

To the Editor:  —In my last letter written several days ago, I promised to say a word concerning the work in obstetrics, gynecology and diseases of children, in Prag. I will be very brief indeed and speak only of a few points that seemed to me of special interest.The obstetrical and gynecological department is presided over by Rosthorn, a young man in his thirties, who was called, I believe, from the position of privat-docent in Vienna to a full professorship in Prag, an unusual honor, especially in the case of so young a man. He is looked upon as a man of unusual promise. His gynecological clinics and his didactic lectures are always well attended. The obstetrical cases are divided evenly between the German school, the Czechish and the school for midwives. This gives to each department about eleven hundred cases a year,

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