THE STUDY AND CORRECTION OF HETEROPHORIA

 BY HAROLD WILSON, M.D., DETROIT. MICH.   HETEROPHORIA may be defined as that condition in which binocular vision, being temporarily suspended, the visual lines of the two eyes do not intersect at the point of fixation. It is characterized by a change in the innervation of the ocular muscles when the binocular fusion of images … Read more

THE SCIENTIFIC CLINICIAN

   BY J.P. SUTHERLAND, M.D., BOSTON, MASS.   THE average meeting of local, or even of national, medical societies is given up, as a rule, and justly and wisely enough, to the discussion of themes of immediately practical interest, and to the relation of personal experience in medical fields. “In a short hour, a short journey,” … Read more

SECTIONAL ADDRESS IN PAEDOLOGY

  BY EMILY V. PARDEE, M.D., SOUTH NORWALK, CONN., CHAIRMAN.   “Do you hear the children crying, O my brothers,. Ere their sorrow comes with years?. They are leaning their young heads against their mothers, ]. And that cannot stop their tears.”. Do you question why they have such sad and sunken faces. Why they weep … Read more

SOME STATISTICAL FACTS CONCERNING INSANITY

 (Being a Resume of the Statistical Reports of the Middletown State Homoeopathic Hospital, from 1874 to 1892, inclusive.). BY GEORGE ALLEN, M.D. MIDDLETOWN, N.Y.   BELIEVING that, as Homoeopathists, we are all interested in the work done by our public institutions, I have brought together, in the following paper, certain statistical facts concerning one of … Read more

NEW SUGGESTIONS IN THE TREATMENT OF CONSTRICTION OF THE OESOPHAGUS

 BY D.G. WOODVINE, M.D., BOSTON, MASS.   I PROPOSE to speak of three forms of constriction of the oesophagus, viz., spasmodic, organic, and constriction from malignant disease of the passage. The first variety belongs to the nervous, and is found most frequently a among debilitated women whose nervous systems have been wrecked to a greater … Read more

SURGICAL SHOCK

 BY T.L. MACDONALD, M.D. WASHINGTON, D.C.   THANKS to anesthesia and antisepsis, pain and poison have been eliminated from operative surgery, and the most formidable complication now remaining for the surgeon to cope with, is shock. Its paramount importance, and the meagerness of the subject, make its further study eminently advisable. As here considered, the … Read more

THE TREATMENT OF CHRONIC RHINITIS BY THE HOMOEOPATH

 BY CHARLES E. TEETS, M.D., NEW YORK, N. Y.   IN this paper I will treat of two forms of chronic catarrh- those in which there exist permanent hypertrophies; and those which are characterized by intermittent swellings of the Schneiderian mucous membrane. These two forms are the most frequent of all varieties of chronic rhinitis. … Read more

THE VALUE OF SPECIALTIES IN MEDICINE

 BY F. PARKE LEWIS, M.D. BUFFALO, N.Y.   WHILE we are gathered together from widely separated parts of the world in this fair city where so much that is of interest is now centered, I am not insensible to the honor you do me in pausing even for a few moments to listen to the … Read more

THE TREATMENT OF MENINGOCELE, ENCEPHALOCELE AND HYDRENCEPHALOCELE, BY MEANS OF A COLLODION CAP

 BY J. MARFINE KERSHAW, M.D., ST. LOUIS.   IT has been my misfortune to meet with several cases of meningocele, encephalocele, and hydrencephalocele. Most of them died in the course of few weeks or months; convulsions preceding death. Of the three forms of tumor, hydrencephalocele may be considered the most unfavorable. These tumors consist of … Read more

THE RELATION OF SURGERY TO GYNAECOLOGY

  BY CHARLES E. WALTON, M.D., CINCINNATI, O.   SOME years ago there appeared in Madison Square, New York City, a colossal hand; neither its functions nor relationship was readily discerned. It projected above the greensward as though some mighty Titan had been poorly buried, or as though some mythical creature were again emerging from the … Read more