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April 17, 1897


JAMA. 1897;XXVIII(16):758. doi:10.1001/jama.1897.02440160040012

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The French Congress of Alienists and Neurologists will be held in August at Toulouse. Questions to be discussed: Diagnosis of general paralysis; infantile hysteria; medical service in insane asylums.

International Medical Congress.  —Germany has notified the Russian government that it will withdraw its representation unless all restrictions with regard to the passports of the Hebrew members of the German delegation are at once withdrawn. It is insisted that the Jewish members of the Congress shall receive from the Muscovite authorities identically the same treatment as their Christian colleagues.

International Congress of Forensic Medicine.  —In connection with the Exposition at Brussels the local society announce an international medico-legal congress to meet August 2 to 7, to discuss the following questions: Internal factors in the putrefaction of cadavers; the medico-legal expert in cases of accidents caused by the ingestion of food; toxicology of acetylene; intoxication with carbonic oxid; the criminal insane;

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