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March 28, 1896


JAMA. 1896;XXVI(13):628-630. doi:10.1001/jama.1896.02430650030002i

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In these utilitarian days, that which comes the nearest to the urgent requirements of the practicing physician during the hours of the day and the visits of the night, in the way of supplying remedies for emergencies, is the desire of practical physicians. There are times when drug stores are inaccessible, and there are times when there is not a minute to spare between the arrival of the doctor and the demand for immediate action, which make it imperative that remedies should be carried by the physician.

The present hypodermic case, which is for the first time brought before your attention, is not only a hypodermic case, but is also an emergency case. It contains a hypodermic syringe of the simplest, and, in my opinion, the best pattern that has ever been made. The syringe is light, it is cleanable, it is inexpensive, it is effective. These are qualities that

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