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August 16, 1890

CALOMEL AS A DIURETIC.Read in the Section of Practice of Medicine, Materia Medica and Physiology at the Forty first Annual Meeting of the American Medical Association, at Nashville, Tenn., June, 1890.

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JAMA. 1890;XV(7):233-236. doi:10.1001/jama.1890.02410330001001

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The purpose of this paper is to briefly present to the notice of the Section a subject which may be of interest to the general practitioner. Its purpose is to call attention to a remedy for the relief of a condition which is frequently a source of annoyance to the medical adviser. Although they do not form the larger portion of cases, still every one has his fair quota of diseases of the heart to attend, and no complication of these affections is as unsatisfactory to treat as the œdema. Hence, any contribution to the literature of this subject, it seems to me at least, should not be allowed to pass unnoticed. Such contributions have appeared in our journals during the past three or four years and, hence, it may be profitable to bestow more than a passing glance at the observations of the original investigators of

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