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August 27, 1898

Normal Salt Solution.

JAMA. 1898;XXXI(9):480-481. doi:10.1001/jama.1898.02450090046013

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Chicago, Aug. 17, 1898.

To the Editor:  —Have just been reading the really valuable article, "Saline Infusions" (videJournal, August 6, p. 306), and its suggestions will doubtless have great weight with many practitioners. In view of that fact, I thought it might be well to call attention to a typographic error in the fourth line from the top of page 307, where it directs a 6 per cent. salt solution when it should say.6 per cent. More especially did I think it necessary, since I saw no correction in last week's number. Life-saving measures ought to be well known, and this certainly is one. Truly yours,Of course our correspondent noticed what was so obvious that the necessary punctuation mark in front of the figure six (.6) was omitted, and its absence escaped the attention of the proof-reader. But the formula was correctly stated in the preceding column of

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