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Title: United States Naval Medical Bulletin Vol. 3, Nos. 1-4, 1909
Creator: U.S. Navy. Bureau of Medicine and Surgery
Date: 1909
Language: eng

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Table of Contents</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;"> </p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Number 1</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;"> </p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Preface vii</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Special articles 1</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">The artificial illumination of naval vessels (a study in naval
hygiene), by J. D. Gatewood 1</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">A simple operation for hemorrhoids, by H. F. Hull 22</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Suggested devices 25</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">A metal suspensory, by W. B. Grove 25</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">A short and accurate method of calculating the age in years and months,
by E. M. Brown 25</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Card for index system to be used in preparing smooth quarterly form
"X" at recruiting stations, etc., by C. R. Keen 27</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Clinical notes 29</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">A case of angina Ludovici, by W. S. Pugh 29</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">A case of Vincent's angina, by G. F. Clark 31</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Rupture of the iris; two cases, by R. K. Riggs 32</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Wood alcohol poisoning; 13 cases, 3 deaths, by R. A. Baehmann 33</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">A case of virulent chancroids, by D. C. Gather 36</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">A case of septicemia successfully treated with Steam's streptolytic
serum by M. F. Gates . 39</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">An unusual case of undescended testicle, by E. M. Brown 39</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Current comment 41</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">United States Pharmacopeial Convention 41</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Concerning extracts or abstracts for publication 4l</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Measuring the height of recruits 43</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Suggestions for the study of heat exhaustion 44</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Perfected routine of dosage, etc., in the treatment of tuberculosis by
the administration of mercury, by B. L. Wright 46</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Has the chemical examination of water practical value to the military medical
officer? by P. '.T'. Waldner 47</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">An aid in throat and laryngeal examinations, by E. M. Brown 50</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Progress in medical sciences 51</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Laboratory —An anatomical peculiarity noted in specimens of hook worm
from Culebra 51</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Preliminary note on the lesions of anchylostomiasis in the intestines of
dogs, by O. J. Mink 51</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Preliminary note on nematode found in the liver of a wild rat, by O.
J.Mink 52</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Chemistry and pharmacy — Note on the disintegration of tablets;
influence of benzoic acid and benzoates on digestion and health: address on the
clinical examination of urine, with especial reference to estimation of urea;
determination of pepsin by the edestin test, E. W. Brown and P. J. Waldner 52</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Surgery —Review of advances; the operative treatment of recent
fractures of the femoral shaft; the treatment of fractures by mobilization and massage;
has surgical treatment lessened mortality from appendicitis; when to operate
for appendicitis; diffuse septic peritonitis, due to appendicitis; local
anesthesia of a limb by venous transfusion after expulsion of blood; on
narcosis under an artificially restricted circulation; the correlation of
glands with internal secretion; improved technique for the detection of
tubercle bacilli in the urine; relief of the wounded during battle, H. C. Curl
and H. W. Smith 54</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Pathology and bacteriology —On the so-called fatty degeneration of the adrenals;
three cases of squamous celled carcinoma of the gall bladder; the practical
value of the demonstration of spirochaeta pallida in the early diagnosis of
syphilis; C. 8. Butler and O. J. Mink 65</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Medical zoology — Plague in ground squirrels (a review); the prevalence
and distribution of the animal parasites of man in the Philippine Islands, with
a consideration of their possible influence on the public'</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">health; preliminary note on a protozoan in yaws; the intestinal protozoa
of man, R. C. Holcomb • 67</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Tropical medicine — Ankylostomiasis in the Tropics; bilharziasis among women
and girls in Egypt; a report of several cases with unusual symptoms caused by
contact with some unknown variety of jellyfish; the diagnosis of latent
malaria; haemolysins and antihaemolytic substances in the blood of malarial
patients, E. R. Stitt 73</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">General medicine —The direct inspection of the gastric mucous membrane;
toxemia from the standpoint of perverted metabolism; a rapid method of
test-meal removal, lavage, and inflation; the therapeutics of diseases which
involve the internal secretions (mercury in the treatment of tuberculosis — its
mode of action —a warning); Flexner's serum in the treatment of epidemic
cerebrospinal meningitis; vascular crises; the curative influence of extracts
of leucocytes upon infections in animals, R. M. Kennedy 77</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Hygiene and sanitation —Koch's standpoint with reference to the
question of the relation between human and bovine tuberculosis; the prevention of
tuberculosis; tropical lands and white races; sanitary report of the operations
of the naval expeditionary corps (German) in southwest Africa and in east
Africa; growth and naval military service; a study in measurements of cadets at
the naval school; on growth in height of youths serving their time in the army;
the value of fencing as a sport from hygienic and ethical point* of view; on-
the significance of the ophthalmo-reaction for the army; hematuria caused by a
parasite akin to bilharzia; the complex nature of typhoid etiology and the role
played by animals and man in the spread of the typhoid group of diseases; amoebae
carriers, H. G. Beyer 90</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Reports and letters 195</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Annual meeting of the American Pharmaceutical Association, Alrik Hammar,
delegate 105</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Report of an epidemic of typhoid on the U.S.S. Maine, by M. S.
Elliott.<span>  </span>106</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Report of an epidemic of grippe on the U. S. S. Charleston, by M. F.
Gates. 109</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;"> </p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Number 2</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;"> </p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Preface vii</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Special articles 111</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">The treatment of tuberculosis and the results observed during the year 1908
(at the United States Naval Hospital, Las Animas, Colo.), by B. L. Wright 111</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Laboratory studies and observations during the year 1908 (at the United
States Naval Hospital, Las Animas, Colo.), by A. B. Clifford 114</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Tonsillar hypertrophy; a menace to the service, by B. F. Jenness 120</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">The ice bag in the treatment of typhoid fever, by G. Tucker Smith 122</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Treatment of typhoid fever by colon irrigations, by the late C. G.
Alderman 124</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Suggested devices 129</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Description of a pit incinerator furnace, by R. C. Holcomb 129</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Clinical notes 131</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Report of a case of malignant endocarditis, following chancroid, by I.
Franklin Cohn 131</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">A case of multiple infected wounds from bear bite, by C. C. Grieve 132</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">A case presenting successive liver abscesses, by H. C. Curl and H. W. Smith

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Cerebro-spinal fever, by J. G. Field 135</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Current comment 141</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Gangosa in Haiti 141</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Hookworm disease in recruits from the Southern States 141</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Care of ears and eyes in the Japanese navy<span>  </span><span> </span>142</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">The question of ear protection in the British navy 142</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Report relative to a series of experiments conducted on board the U. S.
S. Ohio during target practice, with "Plasticine" for the protection
of the ear drums during heavy gun fire, by W. M. Garton 142</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Hygienic rules, with particular reference to venereal prophylaxis, in
the Austro-Hungarian navy 144</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Experiments with gonococcic vaccine, by W. M. Garton 145</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Thyroidal enlargement among applicants for enlistment in the Northwest,
by W. A. Angwin 147</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Progress in medical sciences 148</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Laboratory — Sterilization of catgut, by H. W. Smith 148</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Chemistry and pharmacy — Fluidglycerates, pharmaceutical and physiological
aspect; the importance and significance of the chemical examination of the
gastric contents after a test meal, with a new method for estimating the
ferment activity of the gastric contents; demonstrations of enzymes and
antienzymes; studies on the chemistry of anaphylaxis; the clinical value of
viscosity determination; the viscosity of the blood; the detection and
quantitative determination of B-oxybutyric acid in the urine; a new method for
the quantitative estimation of albumin in the urine; concerning the diagnostic
value of Cammidge crystals in pancreatic diseases, E. W. Brown and P. J.
Waldner 150</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Surgery — Review of advances; cerebral decompression; operative treatment
of acute gonorrheal epididymitis; appendectomy in diffuse septic peritonitis;
concerning technique of skin grafting; treatment of hypertrophy of the prostate
by injections of alien blood; the value of the Cammidge reaction in the diagnosis
of pancreatic disease; the Cammidge reaction in experimental pancreatitis; the
syphilis case sheet; the thymus in Basedow's disease; the effect of mammalian
pituitary on tetany after parathyreoidectomy, and upon the pupil; hemorrhage in
jaundice controlled by blood transfusion; on the haematogenic origin of
purulent nephritis through the staphylococcus; the snapping hip; three cases of
liver abscess treated by aspiration and injection of quinine, H. C. Curl and H.
\V. Smith: 156</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Pathology and bacteriology — <span> </span>Widal’s
reaction with sterilized cultures; a new medium for typhoid work; report on a
further series of blood cultures from seventy-four cases of typhoid and
paratyphoid fever; the histology of liver tissue regeneration; typhoid bacilli
and gall bladder; the occurrence and distribution of the spirochaeta pallida in
congenital syphilis; experiments on the differentiation of cholera and
cholera-like vitrios by complement fixation;<span> 
</span>C. S. Butler and O. J. Mink 166</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Medical zoology —What is "schistosoma mansoni;" pulmonary
bilharziasis; filariasis and elephantiasis in southern Luzon; the diagnosis of African
tick fever from the examination of the blood; the parasite of</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Kula Azar and allied organisms; a new human nematode-strongylus gibsoni;
report of the Permanent Commission for the Suppression of Uncinariasis; on the
supposed occurrence of the filaria immitis in man, R. C. Holcomb 174</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Tropical medicine —An inquiry concerning the etiology of beriberi; have
trypanosomes an ultramicroscopical stage in their life history?; atoxyl as a
curative agent in malaria, E. R. Stitt 179</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">General medicine —The treatment of acute inflammatory conditions by
Bier's hypertemia; treatment of tetanus with subarachnoid injections of
magnesium sulphate; the serum diagnosis of syphilis; tubercle bacilli in the
sputum; a summary of the most recently published work on the doctrine of
opsonins; experimental investigation on "simple continued fever," H.
M. Kennedy 182</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Hygiene and sanitation —On the application of heat for the purification
of water with troops in the field; catarrhal icterus of eberthian origin; the epidemic
of typhoid fever on H. M. S. Regina Elena; the treatment of sweat-foot in the
army; a contribution to our knowledge of the spread of cerebro-spinal
meningitis; on book disinfection on the large scale; the etiology of impetigo
contagiosa; tuberculosis in the British army and its prevention; symptoms that
may be attributed to soldering with the oxyhydrogen</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">flame; tactics and the health of the army, H. G. Beyer 189</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Reports and letters 203</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Seventeenth annual meeting of the Association of Military Surgeons,
Manley H. Simons, delegate 203</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Report and recommendations of a board of officers, convened at the navy-yard,
Mare Island, Cal., on the precautionary methods <span> </span>to be taken to prevent the invasion of bubonic
plague at that station 205</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;"> </p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Number 3</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;"> </p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Preface VII</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Special articles 211</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Notes on the treatment of elephantiasis by the internal administration
of tinctuia ferri cbloridi, by P. S. Rossiter 211</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">A few notes on syphilis, by W. J. Zalesky 215</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">A note on the pathology of epidemic asthma, by O. J. Mink 222</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Report on sixteen cases of heat prostration, with remarks on etiology,
by A. G. Grunwell 223</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Reviews 231</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Liver abscess from the point of view of etiology and prophylaxis; pathology
and differential diagnosis; and treatment (3 papers), by G. B. Crow,, J. A. B.
Sinclair, and J. F. Cottle 231</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Suggested devices 245</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Appliances improvised on sick bay bunks, by C. M. De Valin 245</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Clinical notes 247</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">A case of fracture of patella, with operation at sea, by N. J.
Blackwood.. 247</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">A case of n current nasal hemorrhage, by Raymond Spear 250</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">A case of traumatic pneumonia, by C. F. Sterne 252</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">A case of liver abscess, by M. A. Stuart 254</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Current comment 255</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Hospital corps efficiency report 255</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Physical defects found on reexamination of recruits 255</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Some observations on the berthing of enlisted men of the navy, with suggestions
for improvement, by L. W. Curtis 256</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">The value of a chemical examination of water, by E. R. Noyes 257</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Progress in medical sciences 267</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Laboratory —A method for the preparation of flat worms for study, by O.
J. Mink and A. H. Ebeling .. 267</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">The formalin method for the clinical estimation of ammonia in the
urine, by E. W. Brown 269</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Bang's method for estimation of sugar in the urine; the Edestin method for
the estimation of pepsin in stomach contents 273</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Chemistry and pharmacy — Concerning the fractional precipitation of
albumin in the spinal fluid of normal cases luetics, functional and organic nervous
diseases and their bearing upon the differential diagnosis of dementia
paralytica, tabes dorsalis, tertiary and late syphilis; quantitative determination
of several sugars in the presence of each other in diabetic urines; the butyric
reaction for syphilis in man and in the monkey; excretion of amino acids in
pregnancy and after parturition; the relation between the protein content of
the blood serum and that of serous fluids; the further separation of antitoxin
from its associated proteins in horse serum, E. W. Brown and P. J. Waldner...276-279</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Surgery —The Hodgen splint; surgical anemia and resuscitation; mechanism
underlying artificial respiration; a new theory of surgical shock; carbon
dioxide snow in the treatment of augioma; bursitis subacromialis, or
periarthritis of the shoulder joint; report on the local anesthetics recommended
as substitutes for cocaine; further researches on the etiology of endemic
goiter; auto- and iso-transplantation, in dogs, of the parathyroid glandules;
partial, progressive, and complete occlusion of the aorta and other large
arteries in the dog by means of the metal band; C. F. Stokes, R. Spear, and H.
W. Smith 279-289</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Pathology and bacteriology —A simple method for the diagnosis of
syphilis; differential methods for detecting the typhoid bacilli in infected
water and milk; a peculiar intralobular cirrhosis of the liver produced by the protozoal
parasite of kala azar; the pathological anatomy of atoxyl poisoning; an
observation on the fate of B. Bulgaricus in the digestive tract of a monkey; a
contribution to the pathology of the spleen; a note, on the histology of a caue
of myelomatosis with Bence-Jones protein in</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">the urine; a new method for the recognition of indol in media; the rapid
diagnosis of rabies (a new stain for negri bodies); C. S. Butler and O. J. Mink

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Medical zoology —Anew intestinal trematodeof man; some applications of the
precipitin reaction in the diagnosis of hydatid disease; bilharzia, hematobia,
and circumcision; trichocephaliasis; R. C. Holcomb ...... 297-306</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Tropical medicine — Rice and beriberi; on the etiology of ulcerative
granuloma of the pudenda; amaebic dysentery with abscess of the liver in a patient
who had never been out of England; E. R. Stitt 306-308</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">General medicine —The dietetic treatment of diabetes; artificial
hyperemia in the treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis; remarks on the treatment of
gastric ulcer by immediate feeding; present status of the tuberculin tests; T.
W. Richards S0S-315</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Hygiene and sanitation — On 'a new and practical method of securing bodily
cleanliness for our men on board ship; on the heat-conducting power of linoleum
as compared to that of floors made of wood or of</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">betone; on the discrimination of unrecognized diseases and on a disease
of overcrowding in ships, <span> </span>especially at
Malta; H. G. Beyer 315-320</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Reports and letters 321</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Guam; reports on health and sanitation for the years 1907 and 1908, by F.
E. McCullough and G. L. Angeny. 321</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;"> </p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Number 4</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;"> </p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Preface vii</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Special articles 335</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">The hospital camp at Norfolk, Va., by P. A. Lovering 335</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">The teaching of tropical medicine outside of the Tropics, by E. R.
Stitt 308</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Ethyl chloride as a general anaesthetic, by L. W. Johnson 344</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Chronic nephritis in recruits, by B. F. Jenness 347</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Supplementary report on the investigation of Samoan conjunctivitis, by P.
S. Rossiter 349</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Points on embalming practicable on board ship, by C. Schaffer 351</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Reviews 355</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Surgical shock; a review of recent literature, by H. W. Smith 355</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Suggested devices 365</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Installation of an X-ray apparatus on the U. S. S. Maryland, by A.
Farenholt 365</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Method of fumigation of vessels at Hamburg 368</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">An oxygen apparatus 370</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">An easily constructed bunk tray, by C. M. Oman 371</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Clinical notes 373</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Operations upon the kidney. United States naval hospital, New York, by G.
T. Smith 373</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">A report on two cases of dentigerous cysts, by D. N. Carpenter 374</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">A case of mammary development in the male, by E. M. Brown 376</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Operative treatment of epididymitis, by W. S. Pugh, Jr 376</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Two cases from report of U. S. S. Hancock—1908: (1) Retinal hemorrhage,
(2) myocarditis with rupture, by P. Leach 377</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">A case of fracture of the skull; operation and recovery, by F. W. F.
Wieber. 378</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Carron oil in the treatment of otitis media suppurativa (acuta), by R.
E. Riggs 379</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Fracture of skull and gunshot wound of lung, with recovery, by W. S.
Pugh, Jr ..... 381</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Two unusual appendix cases, by R. R. Richardson 382</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Proctoclysis in typhoid fever, by C. F. Stokes 384</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Current comment 385</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Subscription price of the Bulletin 385</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Note on New York Post-Graduate Medical School 385</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Note on contributions to the Bulletin 385</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Note on annual meeting of American Medical Association on revision of pharmacopeia

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Note on inquiry concerning clothing in the Tropics 386</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Note on publicity concerning venereal disease in California 387</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Review of Gatewood's Naval Hygiene 387</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Note on the work at Tay Tay 388</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Medical examination of army recruits, by A. E. Peck 389</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Notes on the treatment of syphilis, by W. S. Hoen 391</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Views on the treatment of typhoid fever, by H. A. May 393</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Progress in medical sciences 397</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Laboratory —Benedict's method for the estimation of glucose in the
urine; estimation of uric acid in the urine, Folin-Schaffer; clinical method
for the estimation of uric acid, modification of the Folin-Schaffer process; test
for blood in the urine; two methods for the estimation of albumin in the urine,
by O. J. Mink and E. W. Brown 397</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Chemistry and pharmacy —The excretion in urine of sugars other than
glucose; experiments and experiences, pharmacological and clinical, with
digitalis, squill, and strophanthus; a reagent for the detection of reducing
sugars; on the antagonism of alcohol to carbolic acid ; the antitoxic activity
of iodine in tuberculosis; new experiments on the physiological action of
sulphuric ether; contribution to the physiology of the glands —further
contributions on the function of the spleen as an organ of iron metabolism;
modifications in the chemical composition of the blood serum in victims of
carbon dioxide poisoning, by P. J. Waldnerand C. Schaffer 402</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Pathology and bacteriology —Studies on typhoid fever; chloroform
poisoning — liver necrosis and repair; the importance of blood cultures in the
study of infections of otitic origin; the cultivation of the spirocheeta
pallidum; the cultivation of the bacillus leprae; the chemistry of the liver in
chloroform necrosis; the present status of the whooping-cough question; the
conveyance of whooping cough from man to animals by direct experiment; serology
of syphilis, by C. S. Butler and O. J. Mink 407</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Medical zoology — Schistosomiasis at Bahia; contribution to the study
of schistosomiasis in Bahia, Brazil; notes on malaria and kala-azar; endemic
amoebic dysentery in New York, with a review of its <span> </span>istribution in North America; filaria
(microfilaria) philippinensis; the distribution of filaria in the Philippine
Islands; acariens and cancers—acariens and leprosy; necator americanus in
Ceylon; anaemia due to trichocephalus dispar; study of the protozoa of J. H.
Wright in sixteen cases of Aleppo boil, by R. C. Holcomb 411</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Tropical medicine — Infantile kala-azar; on the identity of beri-beri
and epidemic dropsy; Malta fever in South Africa; leprosy in the Philippine
Islands and its treatment; the various types of plague and their clinical
manifestations, by C. S. Butler 417</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Hygiene and sanitation —The means by which infectious diseases are
transmitted; a critical study of the value of the measurements of chest expansion
and lung capacity; notes on the sanitation of yellow fever and malaria; the
house fly as a disease carrier, by H. G. Beyer 419</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">General medicine —A study of the aural and laryngeal complications of
typhoid fever, especially as observed in hospital practice; the problem of
cancer considered from the standpoint of immunity; nine cases of typhoid fever
treated with an antiendotoxic serum, by T. W. Richards 425</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Surgery —Some practical points in the application of the bismuth paste
in chronic suppurative diseases; the sequence of the pathological changes in appendiceal
peritonitis; direct blood transfusion by means of paraffin-coated glass tubes;
the use of animal membrane in producing mobility in ankylosed joints, by C. F.
Stokes and R. Spear 431</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Reports and letters 489</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">American Medical Association, by M. F. Gates 439</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Report on the Second International Conference for Revision of Nomenclature
of Diseases and Causes of Death, by F. L. Pleadwell 445</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Report upon medical relief measures at Messina, Sicily, by M. Donelson.
. 449</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;">Reports of medical relief measures at Adana, Turkey, by J. T. Miller
and L. W. McGuire 452</p>

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