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Mr. President and Gentlemen:—The duty of delivering the annual address in surgery, has this year been assigned to me, and while I deeply appreciate the honor, it was with a profound sense of the difficulties of the task, that I accepted it.
The founders of the plan of general addresses no doubt intended that each address should constitute an annual review of the whole subject assigned. But at this date, the time at the disposal of your orator will not permit it, and for the past few years the custom has been, to select some particular division of the subject as the topic for the discussion. My topic on this occasion will be: "The General Principles of the Surgery of the Human Brain and its Envelopes."
"On earth there is nothing great but man, In man there is nothing great but mind."
The diseases and injuries of the seat of
HAMILTON JB. ADDRESS IN SURGERY.At the Annual Meeting of the American Medical Association, Detroit. June. 1892. THE GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF THE SURGERY OF THE HUMAN BRAIN AND ITS ENVELOPES. JAMA. 1892;XVIII(24):733–741. doi:10.1001/jama.1892.02411280009001a
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