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December 31, 1898


JAMA. 1898;XXXI(27):1585. doi:10.1001/jama.1898.02450270037013

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First All=Russian Congress of Hydrology and Balneology.  —This Congress opened in December, at St. Petersburg, under the most favorable auspices. The government appropriated 18,000 roubles, and members to the number of five hundred were given free first-class passage to and from the Congress at any time between November 20 and January 19.

Society of Washington Ophthalmologists and Otologists.  —The December meeting of this society was recently held at the residence of Dr. Burnett, Dr. J. H. Bryan, vice-president, in the chair. Dr. Burnett read a paper, reporting a case of double nasal hemianopsia. The paper was discussed by Drs. Belt and Muncaster. Dr. Burnett also reported a case of severe injury of the ear, in which he performed a plastic operation, restoring the meatus auditorium externus, which was discussed by Drs. Bryan, Suter and Richardson. Dr. Charles W. Richardson read a paper on "Thrombsosis of the Lateral Sinus," and reported

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