The Western Journal of Medicine and Surgery

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Prentice & Weissinger, 1854 - Medicine
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Page 148 - The secretaries of all societies, and other bodies entitled to representation in the Association, are requested to forward to the undersigned correct lists of their respective delegations as soon as they may be appointed; and it is earnestly desired by the Committee of Arrangements that the appointments be made at as early a period as possible.
Page 148 - ... this number. The faculty of every regularly constituted medical college or chartered school of medicine shall have the privilege of sending two delegates. The professional staff of every chartered or municipal hospital, containing a hundred inmates or more, shall have the privilege of sending two delegates, — and every other permanently organized medical institution of good standing shall have the privilege of sending one delegate.
Page 454 - LINDSLEY offered the following resolution, which, on motion, was referred to the Committee on Medical Education, with instructions to report at the next Annual Meeting of the Association: Resolved, That this Association earnestly recommend to the few Western schools which still retain the rule of making four years...
Page 391 - ... but that degree which ordinarily characterizes the profession. And in judging of this degree of skill in a given case, regard is to be had to the advanced state of the profession at the time.
Page 235 - ... are passed across and back , in a zig-zag manner, through these loops, enclosing the child, and binding it firmly down. To the upper edge of this board, in which is a depression to receive the back part of the head, another smaller one is attached by hinges of leather, and made to lie obliquely upon the forehead, the force of the pressure being regulated by several strings attached to its edge, which are passed through holes in the board upon which the infant is lying, and secured there.
Page 437 - I regret that it will not be in my power to be present at the meeting and to see our dear friend once more.
Page 304 - That a very large proportion of human misery, including poverty, disease and crime, is induced by the use of alcoholic or fermented liquors as beverages.
Page 392 - That the defendant was bound to bring to his aid the skill necessary for a surgeon to "set the leg so as to make it straight, and of equal length with the other when healed, and if he did not, he was accountable in damages, just as a...
Page 148 - Each State, county and district medical society entitled to representation shall have the privilege of sending to the Association one delegate for every ten of its regular resident members, and one for every additional fraction of more than half...
Page 451 - Resolved, That in the opinion of this Association, the practice of Professors reading lectures to their classes, no matter with how much care selected from the musty records of antiquity, is a miserable apology for teaching, is prima facie evidence of their inaptness to instruct, and is inimical to medical progress.

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