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January 30, 1892

Transactions of the Forty-sixth Annual Meeting of the Ohio State Medical Society.

JAMA. 1892;XVIII(5):150. doi:10.1001/jama.1892.02411090030014

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This volume contains the cream of the contributed papers and discussions for the last annual session of the Ohio State Medical Society, held at Sandusky, in the month of June, 1891. An interesting paper on the "A. C. E. Mixture" used as an anæsthetic, instead of chloroform, was read by Dr. J. C. Reeve, of Dayton. From it and from the remarks of members, it was shown that this mixture has been a strong favorite among the surgeons of that State. One speaker, Dr. Thorne, stated that he had used it in about five thousand anæsthesias, without any fatalities. Dr. Reeve stated that he had been able to find not more than four fatalities from the use of A. C. E., after an examination of the periodical literature of the decade ending in 1890. The Presidential Address, by Dr. W. J. Conklin, of Dayton, was entitled "A Page of Medical

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