PROVING OF CENCHRIS-CONTORTRIX COPPERHEAD

BY J. T. KENT, M. D.   Bulletin No. 24 of National Museum gives check list of North American reptilia Ancistrodon Contortrix. Dr. Albert Gunther, who furnished the article for The Encyclopedia Britannica, calls the “Copperhead” Cenchris-Contortrix, and considers it very similar to the Trigonocephalus family, but smaller in size, generally found near the water-courses, … Read more

A BRIEF RETROSPECT OF MATTERS SURGICAL, AND SOME SUGGESTIONS RELATIVE TO THE PROPER PLACE FOR VENEREAL DISEASES IN OUR NOSOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION

T. DWIGHT STOW, M. D.   Fellow Members: One year ago our highly respected colleague, Dr. James B. Bell, of Boston, then Chairman of the Bureau of Surgery, treated us to a rare, comprehensive and very instructive paper on “Listerism,” a copy of which should be in the library of every physician and surgeon. Since … Read more

PULSATILLA IN MALPOSITION OF THE FOETUS

B. LE BARON BAYLIES, M.D.   The first allusion of which I am informed by a medical author to the power of Pulsatilla to correct mal-presentation of the foetus, is the familiar statement of Creserio that Dr. Bethmann, in the Homoeopathic Gazette, reports an observation which should encourage us to follow his example. A woman … Read more