The New Orleans Medical and Surgical Journal, Volume 51

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J.A. Gresham, 1899 - Medicine

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Page 43 - Physical. 2, Oral. 3, Written. 4, Clinical. In addition to the physical examination, candidates are required to certify that they believe themselves free from any ailment which would disqualify them for service in any climate. The examinations are chiefly in writing, and begin with a short autobiography of the candidate.
Page 549 - That it has frequently, very frequently, so fallen will scarcely be denied by those who think. The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
Page 181 - Eng. (Assistant Surgeon to the Central London Throat and Ear Hospital), in the London Lancet, May 7, 1898, we are informed of a personal necessity that arose in the writer's experience for a reliable starch digestant. A crucial comparative examination was therefore made of many malt extracts and of taka-diastase, the tests being conducted both chemically and clinically. He summarizes briefly : 1.
Page 43 - B street SE, Washington, DC, Monday, April 15, 1907, at 10 o'clock am, for the purpose of examining candidates for admission to the grade of assistant surgeon in the Public Health and Marine Hospital Service.
Page 215 - ... the various branches of medicine, surgery, and hygiene. The oral examination includes subjects of preliminary education, history, literature and natural sciences. The clinical examination is conducted at a hospital, and when practicable candidates are required to perform surgical operations on a cadaver.
Page 232 - The absence of cough or pulmonary symptoms excludes the dreaded " consumption," but we have instead a condition of the blood in which the essential constituents are diminished and the whole quality of the life-giving current so depreciated that the various organs of the body are unable to perform their normal functions. The uterus is small and illy developed and the supply of rich blood it so urgently requires in its developmental state is not to be had.
Page 215 - After five years' service, assistant surgeons are entitled to examination for promotion to the grade of passed assistant surgeon. Promotion to the grade of surgeon is made according to seniority, and after due examination as vacancies occur in that grade. Assistant surgeons receive sixteen hundred dollars, passed assistant surgeons two thousand dollars, and surgeons twenty-five hundred dollars a year.
Page 401 - Each essay must be accompanied by a sealed envelope, containing the name and address of the author and bearing upon the outside a motto or device, which is to be inscribed also upon the essay.
Page 43 - NATHAN LEWIS HATFIELD PRIZE FOR ORIGINAL RESEARCH IN MEDICINE. — The College of Physicians of Philadelphia announces through its committee that the sum of five hundred dollars will be awarded to the author of the best essay in competition for the above prize. Subject : " A Pathological and Clinical Study of the Thymus Gland and its Relations.
Page 216 - ... service up to 40 per cent after twenty years' service. The tenure of office is permanent. Officers traveling under orders are allowed actual expenses. For...

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