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THE MEDICAL BRIEF

18:52

A Monthly Journal of

Practical Medicine and Surgery

Published by
HENRY R. STRONG
ST. LOUIS, MO.

U. S. A.

$1.00 PER YEARIN ADVANCE

VOLUME XL, 1912.

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A Pertinent Post-Election Question 790

Abdominal Pain 569

Accommodation In Aphakia 383

Accommodation, Spasm of 525

Acne. X-Ray Therapy In 542

Action of Phenyl Urea 403

Acute Intestinal Diseases of Infancy and

Early Childhood 688

Acute Suppurative Otitis Media 439

Adrenalin and Anesthetics 105

Advertising, Why Is Medical, Tabooed? Ed. .405

Alcohol In Medicine 286

Alcohol Injection In Trigeminal Neuralgia. 302

Alopecia. Ultra-violet Light In 677

Amebic Dysentery 505

AndreaB, Vesallus 579

Anemia. Intravenous Treatment of 269

Anesthesia, Advantages of Hypodermic. ... 154

Anesthesia, Blue Light 191

Anesthesia, Danger in, Ed 66

Anesthesia in Children 152

Anesthetics, Adrenalin and 105

Aniline, Therapeutics of 463

Anosmia, Treatment of 571

Antiserum for Cancer 360

Antral Lesions 436

Aphakia, Apparent Accommodation in 384

Apoplectic Patients, Care of 042

Appendicitis. Chronic 155

Application of Water 712

Arc In Medicine, The 52

Arterial Hypertension 601

Arteriosclerosis, Ocular Signs of ISO

B

Babies, Why They Die 350

Baby Shows and Eugenics, Ed 617

Bacteriology of Toothbrushes 115

Bath Boom Habit 100

Baths. Radlo-Active 51

Beam that Is In Thine Own Eye. The. Ed.. 8

Bed Ridden Patient, Caring for the 312

Benjamin Bush on Medical Fees 784

Biliousness, Diet in 646

Bitterness a Necessity, Is? 243

Bladder Sutures, Removable 222

Blind Spot, The 520

Blind Spot and Colors 310

Blue Light Anesthesia 101

Boiling Down the Pharmacopoeia 797

Boraclc Acid '72

Book Review* 5T, 198, 260, 400, 612, 679

Bryonia 538

Budapest, Clinics at 802

Burning the Candle 415

Business In Medicine, Ed 406

PAGE

Cactus as a Heart Remedy 321

Cactus in the Neuroses 461

Camphor, By J. A. Burnett 6

Cancer and X-Ray 397

Cancer, Antiserum for 360

Cancer, Ionic Surgery In Rectal 320

Cancer, Post-Operative X-Ray In 252

Capsicum 536

Care of Apoplectic Tatlents 642

Care of Rubber Gloves 39

Care of the Teeth 710

Caring for a Bed-Ridden Patient 312

Case. The Trial 658

Catalysis 742

Cataphoresls, Technique of 472

Cataphoretlc Use of Tbloslnamin In Stricture 325

Cataract, Operation for 24

Catarrh, Naso-Pharyngeal 278

Chancroids, Treatment of 570

Charts, Colored Squares on Distant 385

Cheap Doctoring 169, 453

Chemical Disinfection 323

Chest Examination 203

Chilblains, Prescriptions for 183

Child. Putting to Sleep 380

Child. The Exceptional 73

Children, Anesthesia In 152

Children, Eves and Ears, of School 178

Children Fitted at Clinics 318

Children, Internal Remedies In 363

Children, Outdoor Life for City 713

Children, Strabismus In 31

Children, Surgery of 151

Chinese Doctors. Decadence of 28

Clinics at Budapest 302

Coffee, Physiology of 645

Colitis. Ulcerative 81

Collections. Little Things that Hurt 723

College Education 723

College Education. Pro and Con. Ed 683

Colloids. Electric Metallic 185

Color Discrimination 33

Colored Squares lu Distant Charts 385

Combined Case Record and Bookkeeping... 787

Common Sense of Psychotherapy 132

Commoner Diseases of the Eye 315

Communications 54, 257, 332

Compensation In Heart Disease 454

Compound Phenol Ointment 668

Condylomata, Treatement of 855

Conical Cornea 88

Conjunctivitis, Parlnand 858

Conservation of Vision 690

Constant Current, The 788

Consultant, The Qualities of a 165 TAQE

Convergence anil Accommodation 457

Convergence. Insufficiency of 634

ConvulBlbtllty In the Newborn 79

Coolery. A Home-made 157

Correction for Microscopic Work 384

Correction of Hyperopia 109

Cough. Heart 511

Country Practice, Surgical Work in 631

Country Practitioner, The 807

Cremulea 663

Creosote and Phenol Pill 118

Curettage In Uterine Hemorrhage 770

Current. The Constant 738

Cystocele, Prolapsus Uteri and 202

D

Danger In Anesthesia, Ed 65

Danger of General Anesthesia 774

Daring Self-Surgery 97

Decadence of Chinese Doctors 28

Dentistry. The Ancient Profession of 520

Desiccation. High Frequency 746

Detection of Alleged Visual Defects 239

Dectectlon of Optical Malingering 527

Deteriorated Drugs 461

Diabetes. Diet In 709

Diagnosis of Eye Strain 241

Diet in Biliousness 046

Diet In Diabetes 700

Difference In Surgery of Adults and Children 151

Digitalis 666

Digitalis In Valvular Lesions 707

Digitalis. No Standard for 387

Digitalis. Preparing Infusion of 462

Disease and Suffering. Deeper Meaning of. 209

Disease. Heredity a Factor in, Ed 268

Disinfection, Chemical 823

Dispensing Hints 243

Distinction Between Nursing and Medical

Practice 377

Doctor and the Law, The, Ed 475

Douche. The Vaginal 441

Drainage, Simplified Abdominal 512

Drink Habit, Suggestion in the 292

Drugs and Their Action 479

Drugs. Deteriorated 461

Drugs, High Prices of 180

Drugs, Purity of the Doctors 635

Drugs That Increase Oxidation 792

Drugs, The Elimination of 780

Drugs to be Withhold During Menstruation 3:4

Duty of Physicians to Each Other 803

Dysentery, Ametlc 6(;B

Dysmenorrhea, Electricity In 827

E

Ectopic Gestation, Three Cases of 141

Eczema, H. F. Currents In 737

Education. A College—Pro and Con, Ed.. 883

Electric Metallic Colloids 185

Electric Shock, Resuscitation from 254

Electrical Treatment of Infected Wounds.. 076

Electricity In Dysmenorrhea 327

Electricity in Tuberculosis 80]

Electricity. Static 671

Electrification in Varicocele 125

Electro Chemical In Gynecology 248

Electro and Photo—Therapeutic Modalities 46

Electron and Atom 42

Elimination of Drugs, The 730

Elixir Sodil Salicylate 5P8

Embolism and Thrombosis of the Mesentery 422

Eneuresls, Etiology of 706

Ergot 247

Established Value of the Galvanic Current. 540

Esthetic Side of Practice, Ed 548

Etiology of Eneuresls 706

Eugenics. Baby Shows and. Ed 617

Examinations Here and In England, Ed.. . 200

Exceptional Child, The 78

Expert Testimony, An Unconsidered Factor

In. Ed 1S1

Eye, Common Diseases of the 816

Eye Strain, Diagnosis of 241

Eyes and Ears of School Children 178

F

Failure In Business Due to Neglect of

Health 7C8

Family Medicine Cabinet, A 617

Faradic Current, The 184

Faradtsm, In Opium Poisoning 4> 1)

Fee Splitting 98

Fees, Doctors', In Ancient Greece 98

Fees In Olden Times 676

Femoral Hernia Following Operation for

Inguinal 358

Femur, Fractures of the 150

Fever Prescriptions 796

Fiction, Medicine in 94

Filter, An Automatic 114

Five Minute Gargle 675

Fluid Extracts 796

Fractures. Dislocations and Sprains 776

Fractures of the Femur l-"0

Freedom, Concerning Medical 168

Fusion Faculty, The 6t>7

G

Galvanic Current. Established Value of the 540

Gargle, A Flve-MInute 576

General Paralysis, Medico-Legal Relationships of 216

General Practice, The Ophthalmology

of 529. 583

General Practitioner, Refraction by the, Ed. 265 General Practitioner, Refraction by the... 458

Glaucoma, Symptoms of 179

Goitre 651

Goitre, Medical Treatment of 22

Goitre, X-Ray Treatment of 48

Golden Seal and Its Uses 784

Gonorrhea, The Prostate In Chronic 86

Gynecology, Electro-Chemical Treatment In 248 Gynecology, Surgical 486

H

Hainamells, Value of 732

Health Bodies, Offensive Methods by, Ed.. 1 Health Culls. Where They Are Weak, Ed.. 2

Health Insurance, Ed 547

Heart Cough 511

Heart Disease, Compensation In 454

Heart Disease, General Principles In 23

Heart Remedy, Cactus as a 321

Hemorrhage, Unexplained 2-5

Hemorrhages, X-Ray Treatment of Cll

materlc 609

Hemorrhoids 482

Heredity as a Factor In Disease, Ed 268

Hernia. Femoral, Following Operation for

Inguinal 358

H. F. Currents In Eczema 737

High Frequency Desiccation 746

Hodgkln's Disease 634

Uodgkin's Disease, X-Ray Treatment of.. 741

Household Antidotes for Poisons 643

How Far Is Medicine a Service'/ Ed 4.7

How to Use Vaccines in Gonorrhea 775

Human and Animal Tuberculosis 80

Hunterlan Library, A 458

Hygiene In the Middle Ages 98

Hygiene, The International Congress of,

Ed 683

Hyperldrosls, X-Ray Treatment of 678

Hyperopia, Correction of 109

Hypertension 226

Hypertension, Arterial 601

Hypodermic Anesthesia, Advantages of. ... 164 Hypodermic Injections of Iron and Arsenic

in Secondary Anemia 771

Hypodermic Medication 42

I

Ideal of an Association Organ, Ed 67

If a Physician 719

Ignatla 668

Illumination and Acnteness of Vision 38

Image. Why Only One Mental 818

Impressions of Shelley 678

Improvement on Roentgenoscopy 600

Inaccuracy of the Lens Measure 317

PAGE

Infancy, Acuts Intestinal Diseases of 6fe8

Infected Wounds Treated Electrically 678

Infusion and Decoction 818

Inhalents 182

Injuries to the Skull 19

Insufficiency of Convergence 854

Insurance Act. London Doctors and the. . 94 International Congress, Social Aspects of

the 371

International Congress of Hygiene, Ed. . . . 683

Intestines, Obstructive Bends in the kS

Intravenous Treatment of Anemia 219

lodoglyeerole 735

Ionic Surgery in Rectal Cancer 329

Ionization in Ringworm 398

Iron 733

Irrigation 55(1

Irritating Agents 664

Is "606" Losing Out V 796

K

Keeping Sick People Quiet 375

Knocker, A Word to the 101

L

Laurent Method of Purifying Water 45

Law, The Doctor and the. Ed 475

Lay Press, Medicine and the 410

Lecithin and Phytln 460

Legislation Gone Mad 336

Lens. Effect of Tilting the 108

Lens Measure, Inaccuracy of 317

Leucorrhea, Treatment of 564

Leukemia, X-Ray Treatment of 396

Limitations of Wassermann 507

Limits of Visual Acuity 430

Lines on a Rest Cure 314

Liniment, An Old-Fashioned 112

Lister. Fd 134

Lister. Lord 232

Little Things That Hurt Collections 7:8

Loeb's Mechanistic Theory of Life 844

London Doctors and the Insurance Act.... 94

Long Life, What Constitutes? 451

Lord Rosebery and Medicine 581

M

Magic and Sorcery 306

Magnesium Sulphate 364

Making a Prognosis, Ed 266

Malaria. Treatment of 420

Malarial Fever. Treatment of 281

Malingering, Detection of Optical 527

Man Who Reads. The 720

Management of Stricture 294

Management of Tuberculosis 135

Marriage Rites and Wrones 5R2

Maurice H. Richardson, Ed 650

Medical Defense. Ed 1«8

Medical Economics 519

Medical Fees in Cldrn Times 576

Medical Freedom j 168

Medical Lord Mayor. A 99

Medical Man. Recreation of the 388

Med'cal Nursing 35, 100, 171. 235. 514, 778

Medical Testimony 451

Medical Treatment of Duodenal Ulcer 8

Medical Treatment of Goitre 22

Medication. Hypodermic 42

Medicine a Science, How Far Is? Ed 477

Medicine, Alcohol In 28li

Medicine and the Lay Press 410

Medicine, Business In, Ed 406

Medicine Cabinet. A Family 517

Medicine Dronper Clip, A New 115

Medicine In Fiction 94

Medicine. Lord Rosebery and 581

Medicine. The Arc In 52

Meningitis, Operation in Suppurative 747

Menstruation, Drugs to be Withheld During 324

Mesentery. Embolism and Thrombosis of.. 422

Metric System In Prescriptions 820

Middle Ages. Hygiene In the 98

Middle Ear Suppuration. To Check 18

Milk Diet Poor In Typhoid 818

Milk. Substitute for Mother's 449

Mineral Waters, Radium Emanations In... 60S

Miner's Nystagmus 177

PAOE

: Mixture, An Antagonistic 389

Modified Cow's Milk In Infant Feeding 782

Molecular Physics 460

Morphinism, Treatment of 513

Mouth, Unclean 646

Muscle Cutting, Uncertain Results of 458

Muscle Injuries Treated by Graduated Contractions 467

Muscle Tests 170

N

Nasal and Naso-Pharyngeal Catarrh 278

N. F. Pepsin Preparations Ill

Near Point, Testing for 528

Needs of Our Movement 69

Neo-Salvarsan 438

Neuralgia, Alcohol Injection in Trigeminal. 36i

Neuroses, Cactus In the 461

New Characteristics of Urine In Health and

Disease • 808

New Clinical Thermometer 450

New Plan to Fight Tuberculosis 289

New Remedies 181

New York Polyclinic, The ...289. 508

Non-Operative Treatment of Diseases of

Women 560

Normal Serums In Infections 207

Notes and Miscellany 60. 128, 196, 262,

334, 403, 475, 546, 615, 681, 748, 808

Notes on the Treatment of Malaria 420

Nursing and Medical Practice, Distinction

Between 377

Nursing by Syphilitic Mothers 512

Nursing, Medical 35, 100, 171, 235. 514, 572

Nursing of Puerperal Women 571

Nystagmus, Miner's 177

Observations on Syphilis 621

Obstructive Bends in the Intestines 88

Ocular Signs of Arteriosclerosis 180

Offensive Methods by Health Boards, Ed. . 1

Official Vaccines 322

Ointment Basis 591

Ointment, Compound Phenol 668

Ointments 41

Old Ophthalmology 283

Operation for Cataract 24

Operation In Suppurative Meningitis 747

Operations for Hemorrhoids 768

Opium for Physiologic Rest, Ed ;478

Opium Poisoning, Faradlsm in 469

Ophthalmology of General Practice,

The 529, 583

Ophthalmology, Old 283

Osmotic Pressure 386

Osmotic Pressure and Its Physiological

Bearing 425

Otitis Media, Acute Suppurative 439

Outdoor Life for City Children 713

Pain, Abdominal 569

Parlnaud's Conjunctivitis 353

Pastes. Skin 183

Patient. The Worrying 376

Penis. Plastic Repair of the 83

Pepsin Preparations. N. F Ill

Peritonitis. Tuberculous 437

Pessimist. Be a 370

Phenyl Urea, Action of 483

Philosophy of a Scientist, Ed 618

Philosophy of a Scientist, The 649, 719

Phvsiology of Coffee 846

Physicians, Duty of, to Each Other 303

Physicians. Remuneration of 521

Pill. A Creosote and Phenol 113

Plane Surface, Testing for 459

Pianos in Testing 0I8

Plastic Repair of Penis Sg

Pleura, Tuberculosis of the 70.

PleurlBy, Treatment of 21

Pneumonia. Why » Fatal.......... 188

Poisons and Their Household Antidotes... 275

Post Hoc Propter Hoc Fallacy. Ed 408

Practical Dispensing Hints 244

Practice. Ts a Rig. Deniable? S6

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Statistics of Refraction...
Status Lymphaticus, X-Ray in.....
Strabismus in Children.......
Stricture, Management of .....
Stricture. Thiasinomine Cataphoretical
Substitutes for Mother's Milk..
Suggestion in the Drink Habit...
Suing Rich, The......
Surgical Gynecology.
Surgical Operations in Hot Weather.
Surgical Work in Country Practice..
Sutures, Removable Bladder......
Syphilis, Modern Treatment of..
Syphills, Observations in........
Syphilitic Mothers, Nursing by.......
System for Indexing Case History ....

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PAGE Practice, Psychotherapy in...,

162 Practice. The Esthetic side ot..

648 Practitioner. The Country.....

807 Pregnancy, X-Ray Diagnosis of..

380 Preparing Infusion of Digitalis..

462 Prescribing Mathematically .....

41 Prescriptions for Chilblains ...,

183 Prescriptions, Metric System in.

320 Present-Day Pharmacology, Ed...

731 Prevention of Spread of Typhoid.. Prices of Drugs, High....

180 Privileged Communication .....

227 Proctology, Advances in..........

492 Prognosis .................

305 Prognosis, Making a, Ed... Prolapsus Uteri and Cystocele ...

202 Prolonged Labor .........

773 Propaganda, U. S. P. and N. F., Ed.. 197 Prostate in Chronic Gonorrhea......

87 Prostate, X-Ray in Hypertrophied.... 255 Prostatectomy. Technique of Suprapubic.. 568 Psoriasis. Treatment of.................. Psychotherapy in Practice.... Psychotherapy, The Common Sense of, Ed. 132 Pulmotor. The ....

399 Pupil in Health and Disease, The.....106, 176 Pupil Reflexes .

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51 Radiography. Special Technique in..

392 Radlum Emanations in Mineral Waters... 603 Radlom Vs. X-Ray..... Recreations of the Medical Man.

368 Reflexes, Pupil .....

528 Refraction by the General Practitioner... 458 Refraction by the General Practitioner, Ed. 265 Refraction. Statistics of .....

317 Refraction without Drugs....

34 Remedies, New ..............

181 Remuneration of Physicians.....

.. 521 Requirements, Twentieth Century ... .. 648 Rest Cure, Lines on a ................ Resuscitation from Electric Shock.

254 Retinal Image, Mental Interpretation

the .............. Rheumatism .... Rhubarb Pills.

44 Rice for the Diabetic.....

763 Dichardson, Maurice. Ed........ Richelieu From a Medical Viewpoint... Right and Wrong Fitting of Spectacles... Ringworm, Ionization In................. 808 Roentgenoscopy, An Improvement in..... 600 Rubber Gloves, Care of................

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Tea, Chemistry, Physiology and Esthetics

of ..........................
Technique of Cataphoresis ...
Technique of Suprapubic Prostatectomy. 568
Teeth. Care of the..................

710 Test Type. Self-Descriptive... Testicle, Treatment of Undescended.. 544 Testing for Near Point........

528 Tests for a Plane Surface.....

453 The Determination of Urea in the Urine 772 The Higher Cost of Living..

791 The Light Behind.............. The Pediatrician as a Dietetist.... The Toxicity of Potassic Chlorate....... Theosophy. Vivisection and Vegetarianism,

E d ................................. Therapeutic Briefs ...

127, 192, 259, 474, 545. 611. 678. 747. 807 Therapeutic Use of Aniline Dyes.... 4°3 Therapeutics, Wanted. A modern Syste Thermometer, A New Clinical............ Thermometer. Contradictions of the.... Things to Notice in Care of Sick.... 374 Three Cases of Ectopic Pregnancy.... 141 Throat Stenosis of the. Following "606" 153 Throw Physic to the Dogs.....

722 Thymolis Iodidum U. S. P... Tongue, The Human.....

. 487 Toothbrushes, Bacteriology of...

115 Treatment and Closure of Tounds. Treatment of Anosmia............

571 Treatment of Chancroids. ...... Treatment of Condylomata .....

355 Treatment of Leucorrhea ........

564 Treatment of Malarial Fever ...

281 Treatment of Morphinism .. Treatment of Muscle Injuries by Grad ated Contractions...

............... 46 Treatment of Oplum Poisoning by Farad

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Treatment of Pleurisy .....
Treatment of Psoriasis ...........
Treatment of Rodent Ulcer ........

597 Treatment of Syphilis, Modern ....

82 Treatment of Undescended Testicle. 564 Trial Case, The...................

658 True and the Beautiful, The....

524 Tuberculin Technique.......

.. 767 Tuberculosis. Human and Animal..

80 Tuberculosis, New Plan to Fight...

289 Tuberculosis of the Pleura....

707 Tuberculosis. Some Results in...

339 Tuberculosis, The Management of Tuberculosis, X-Ray in Renal.... Tuberculous Adenitis. X-Ray Treatment Tuberculous Peritonitis......: Tumors, X-Ray Diagnosis of Mediastinal. Twentieth Century Requirements......... Typhoid, Milk Diet Poor in..... Typhold, Prevention of Spread of.....

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509 Santonin ............

246 Scarlet Red.....

736 Scientist, The Philosophy of a.......649, 719 Scientific Oddments..

789 Scientist, The Philosophy of a, i

618 Self-Descriptive Test Type ......

588 Serums, Normal, in Infectious Diseases... 207 Ser Education Run to Seed, Ed.......... 335 Shelley, Impressions of........

578 Sick Room, Visitors in the.....

40 Sick, Things to Notice in Care

374 Simplified Abdominal Drainage...

612 Simplified Method of Treating Flatfoot.. 568 "808" Throat Stenosis, Following.... 153 Bkin Diseases, X-Ray in.....

674 Skin Pastes ......

183 Skall, Injuries to the........

19 Soda as a Cleanser........

104 Sodium Cocadylate ..........

78 Sodium Phosphate.........

536 Solar Light Therapy .........

802 some Trled Prescriptions....

799 Spasm of Accommodation .....

626 Speciallgın Defended...........

26 Spectacles. Right and Wrong Fitting of.. 725 Soutum. Examination of the...

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