American Medicine, Volume 16

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American-Medicine Publishing Company, 1910
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. But alas, fate ordained differently and according to the last edition of the American Medical Directory Dr. Simon Flexner, the saver of babies' lives, director of one of the world's most famous and important scientific institutions, a splendid scholar, one of the world's great scientists, a man who already has achieved wonders in his chosen field, and one who, if his life is spared will probably be responsible for the conquest of several of humanity's most fatal maladies, suffered the frightful handicap of equipping himself for his life's work at the University of Louisville, Medical Department, an institution one will shudder to think of in 1889 if what Brother Abraham says about it today is true. 

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Page 4 - CHIONIA is a gentle but certain stimulant to the hepatic functions and overcomes suppressed biliary secretions. It is particularly indicated in the treatment of Biliousness, Jaundice, Constipation and all conditions caused by hepatic torpor.
Page 4 - PEACOCK'S BROMIDES THE BEST FORM OF BROMIDES Each fluid drachm contains 15 grains •if tha neutral and pure bromides ol Potassium, Sodium, Ammonium, Calcium and Lithium. In Epilepsy and all cases demanding continued bromide treatment, its purity, uniformity and definite therapeutic action, insures the maximum bromide results with the minimum danger of bromism or nausea. DOSE One to three leaapoontuls .iccordlng to the amount of Bromides desired. Put up In 1-2 pound bottles only. Free samples to...
Page 23 - Metal finger-rest with rubber guard at top of syringe prevents any possibility of syringe breaking or injuring operator's hand. Needle attached with flexible rubber joint permits motion of patient without danger of tearing the skin — a great advantage in administering to children. Our new adjustable rubber packing possesses great advantages; it is readily sterilized, does not harden, shred, absorb serum or become pulpy. Simplicity and accuracy— no parts to get out of order. Mulford's Antitoxin...
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