The Iowa Medical Journal, Volume 2

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Daily Whig Book and Job Office, 1855

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Page 221 - 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 that number...
Page 221 - 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 patients 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 222 - Lane, on or before the 10th of September, sealed up; with a distinguishing word, number, or motto, on the cover, corresponding with the inscription on a separate sealed paper, containing the name of the author, which will not be opened unless containing the name of the successful candidate.
Page 195 - When the emperor inquired, on his return, how many people there were, he could only compare them to the stars in the sky, the leaves on the trees, and the sands on the sea-shore.
Page 108 - What might this be? A thousand fantasies Begin to throng into my memory, Of calling shapes and beckoning shadows dire, And airy tongues that syllable men's names On sands and shores and desert wildernesses.
Page 377 - ... biennial meetings in Washington, and the alternate ones, as now, at different points of our common country. We might thus secure all the advantages of a fixed abode, in the way of preserving the archives, making collections. etc., whilst by meeting in various localities, we could not fail to excite that wide-spread interest among the profession, and obtain such accessions of new members as would greatly enhance the high and useful objects of our Association. Should this proposal meet with your...
Page 377 - I shall say nothing of the propriety or impropriety of getting laws passed to regulate the practice of medicine, and furnish standards for candidates for the doctorate. Perhaps the Association can do but little in this respect. Ours is a popular government, and the people are disposed to allow the largest freedom in everything pertaining to medicine, medical schools, and physicians. Laws passed against quackery one year are revoked the next. Our country is the paradise of quacks. All good things...
Page 121 - I am convinced that it is in this way very many of the sudden deaths we hear of in delirium tremens occur. I saw it frequently in early practice, and have seen it occasionally since in the practice of others...
Page 221 - 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...
Page 287 - They then are mixed with the food, and gradually absorbed with the products of digestion, and are less apt to offend the stomach and to cause headache than at other times. Whenever steel medicines are given, it is essential that a regular action of the bowels be kept up. These medicines tend to confine...

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